GOLDTHWAITE Services for Rickie Allen Stevens, 63, of Goldthwaite will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 14, at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel with Butch Foster officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Burial will be in Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery.

He died Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

He was born Feb. 22, 1945, in Menard to Herman Virgil and Lola Mae Hollis Stevens. He was married to Linda Phillips on Dec. 10, 1962, in Brownfield. He moved to Goldthwaite from San Angelo in 1983. He was a heavy equipment operator and Pentecostal.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Stevens of Goldthwaite; three sons and spouses, Virgil and Sharon Stevens, and Britt Stevens, all of Brownwood, and Philip and Melissa Stevens of Goldthwaite; an honorary son/nephew, Donald Miller; three sisters, Linda Fay Jackson of Centerville, Kathy Parker of Freer and Connie Hedrick of Santa Anna; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents.