Richard “Ricky’ Wayne Vann
Richard Wayne Vann age 67, a resident of 61 Cherry Road, Washington died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Tranter’s Creek Church of Christ officiated by Phillip Paul. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 PM until the service hour at the church.
Ricky was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on August 15, 1950 the son of the late Alfred Odium Vann and Flossie Worrell Vann. He enjoyed writing poetry, short stories, and liked music. Ricky played in a band called Elements of Sound during his younger years. Later in life he started gardening and always liked cooking, he also loved going to church. He had a great love for his family and was always a welcome sight to his nieces and nephews that nicknamed him the Candyman as they knew when he showed up he would have plenty of candy to share with them all. Ricky will be greatly missed by his family and all that knew him.
Mr. Vann is survived by his wife: Debbie Vann of Washington; a brother: Ray Vann and wife Donna Vann of Washington; three nieces: America Michelle Pollard, April Leigh Rodriguez, Julia Joelle Vann Reyes; three nephews: Jesse Ray Vann, Jr., Jesse Richard Vann, Nicholas Tyler Vann and several great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a sister: Diane Dixon.
You may share a memory with the family by visiting www.josephpaulfdl.com.
Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Director Licensee of Washington is serving the Vann family.
Tranter’s Creek Church of Christ - Directions
7108 Cherry Run Rd., Washington, NC 27889
- Wednesday, May 16, 2018