Ricky was born in West Memphis,
Arkansas. He is a 1996 graduate of Rogers High School in Rogers,
Arkansas and a 1998 graduate of Northwest Arkansas Community College in
Bentonville, Arkansas. He has a degree in Business Management.
Ricky became a licensed funeral director in March 1999. He served his apprenticeship under Bob Rollins at Rollins Funeral Home in Rogers. He was a funeral director at Rollins until 2004 and at Stockdale Funeral Services in Rogers from 2004 to 2008.
Ricky is a member of First Baptist Church Rogers where he is a director for his Adult Bible Fellowship class, volunteers with AWANA, and serves as a deacon. He is a member of the Rogers Noon Lions Club and served as their president from 2010 to 2011. He is also a member of the Northwest Arkansas Funeral Directors' Association and served as their president in 2007.
Ricky enjoys reading business literature, analyzing the stock market, traveling, and scuba diving. He is also an avid Ole Miss fan. (Please don't hold that against him!)