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Kenneth "Ricky" Hartsell

of Little Rock, AR, 1948 - 2019

Kenneth "Ricky" Hartsell, 70, of Little Rock, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 24, 2019. He was born on August 2, 1948 in Rose Bud, Arkansas to Ollie Jack Hartsell, Sr. and Illa Elizabeth Hartsell. He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Christine Hartsell; two brothers, James and Dwight Hartsell; and two sisters, Laverne Butler and Shirley Hartsell.
Ricky was always uplifting and a joy to be around. He loved everyone and never met a stranger. He loved to sing. He enjoyed playing with Legos, drawing, and collecting cars and trains. He watched Western movies and could imitate many of the actors he saw. He spent his days at the Easter Seals Wellness Center and always came home with a smile.
He is survived by his caregiver for 19 years and sister, Peggy Habig; sisters, Nina McKay and Diana Sue Martineau; brother, Ollie Jack Hartsell, Jr.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held at 1 p.m on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Mt. Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in Rose Bud, Arkansas. Funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Interment will be at Mt. Bethel Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Roller-Daniel Funeral Home in Searcy, Arkansas. Online guestbook In lieu of flowers please send donations to Easter Seals.

Published June 26, 2019

Roller-Daniel Funeral Home
411 E. Race Avenue, P.O. Box 97, Searcy, AR
Phone: 501-268-3546