Entered Into Eternal Rest
Ricky Harold Cheek, 67, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away on May 21, 2020 in his home. He was born on April 23, 1953 to Harold and Loretta (Wheeler) Cheek. He was a Chemical Engineer and formerly worked for Halliburton, he then worked for Mud Man as an engineering consultant. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in Special Forces Combat Control. After the service Ricky became a pilot. He was preceded in death by his father.
He is survived by his wife Lynda of the home; his mother, Loretta Hicks and her husband Roy of Greenwood, AR; a daughter, Challis Carter of Fort Smith; two sons, Nathan Cheek and Will Cheek and his wife Rebecca all of Fort Smith; a brother, Dewayne Evans of Fort Smith; five grandchildren and one great grandchild.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Burial of cremains will be at the U.S. National Cemetery.