Mr. Ricky R. Dyess

Published 4:32 pm Monday, November 11, 2019

Mr. Ricky R. Dyess (Sugar Bear), 65 of Beulah, Alabama and the Lake Harding Community, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, at the Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama.

Mr. Dyess was born in West Point, GA on Dec. 26, 1953, to the late Junior R. Dyess and Gwendolyn Senn Dyess. He was preceded in death by his brother, Donnie Dyess.

He is survived by his lifelong companion, Marsha Spears, who he lovingly referred to as Shorty, his brother, Gregg (Betty) Dyess and several nieces and nephews.

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Mr. Dyess was an accomplished truck driver, both over the road and in the logging industry. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at the lake, grilling, and boat riding. He loved his dogs and watching westerns.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bethany House Hospice, Auburn, Alabama.

Arrangements for a celebration of life will be announced at a later date by the family. Visit to sign the online guest book.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, Alabama directing.