Obituary of Richard Dale “Ricky” Mackey ~ 2009
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Richard Dale “Ricky” Mackey, age 46 of Morganton formerly of Old Fort, passed away Thursday January 15, 2009 at Grace Hospital in Morganton. Born in Jackson County on April 29, 1962, Ricky was the son of Ina Jean Walker Mackey and the late James Murray Mackey.
Surviving Ricky, in addition to his mother are two brothers, Doug Mackey and wife Susan of Old Fort and Steve Mackey and wife Mia of Roswell, GA; one sister Jennifer Hoilman and husband Tommy of Old Fort and a number of nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held Saturday January 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in Westmoreland Chapel with Revs. Johnny Phillips, Ricky Mason and Ned Webb officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service, from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment was in McDowell Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mackey Family 5754 U.S. 70 West Old Fort, NC 28762. An online register is available under
OBITUARIES at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 21, 2008 Volume 15 # 3