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Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Trinity Temple Assembly of God for Rickey L.

Kimble of Artesia.

Kimble, 56, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at his home.

Rev. Gerald Earl and Rev. R.L.

Smith will officiate the services.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Rickey was born March 20, 1963, in Houston, Texas, the son of Freddie and Patricia (McCann) Kimble.

He was a longtime Artesia resident and former member of Bethel Baptist Church. Rickey enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, hunting, and he was an avid motorcycle rider.

Any time he could get away on his bike was his favorite.

Survivors include his parents, Freddie Kimble of Artesia and Patricia Kimble of Houston; sisters Nastassia Kimble of Miami, Fla., and Dominique Kimble of Artesia; five nieces and nephews; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and a brother, Keefe Kimble.

Arrangements are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at www.

artesiafunerals.com.