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Rickey Widener

July 11, 1945 — December 3, 2020


Rickey Lee Widener, (75) passed away on December 3rd, 2020. He was the husband to Barbara (Dreher) Widener. They shared 54 years of marriage together.

Born in North Platte, NE on July 11th, 1945, he was the son of Harlan and Wilma Widener. He graduated from North Platte High School in 1964. He was a retired veteran.

He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church of Ruidoso, NM. He enjoyed NASCAR,  classic cars, and most importantly his beloved family. Rickey was a proud veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Vietnam War.

He is survived by wife Barbara Widener, children Angela Adcock (Randy), Gregory Widener and Kristina Beach (Chris), and grandchildren Noah and Bethany Adcock, Ashleigh, Tanner and Parker Beach.

The funeral service was held at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church with the interment at Ft. Stanton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Rickey Widener at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church 1120 Hull Road, Ruidoso, NM 88345 or First Southern Baptist Church of Ruidoso Downs 26363 US-70 Ruidoso Downs NM 88346.

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