Memorial graveside services will be held at a later date for Rickey Lee Madron of Artesia, New Mexico.
Mr. Madron, 73, died June 22, 2019 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, TX.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.
Rickey was born June 17, 1946 in Florence, AZ to Ernest Madron and Ruby Madron. In December of 1993 he married Christine Solt in Bullhead City, AZ. She preceded him in death on May 24, 2017.
Rickey was an auto mechanic/Artesia Ford and a member of Hope Church of Christ. Rickey was honorably discharged for the Air Force Reserves in September of 1965. He loved old cars, baseball, hunting, fishing and telling old stories. He coached a team and took them to the Little League World Series. He was a loving husband, father and brother and PaPa.
Survivors include his son Christopher Madron; Jon Solt and wife Donna and Ellen Bovkoon and husband Myron; sister Joyce Dehnen; grandchildren Amanda Cabe (Justin), Shelby Bennett (Matt), Haley Solt (Dalton), Donna Marie Solt (Theo) and Jon Warren Solt; great-grandchildren Tucker and Quinnleigh Cabe, Raylee Bennett and Landon Olguin; Cecil and Joann Madron along with numerous cousins and aunts and uncles.
Special Thank you to Dr. Yalamanchili and his staff at Covenant Hospital!