Ricky Cartmell Obituary, Death – Ricky Joe Cartmell, 63, a resident of Huntsville, Alabama, passed away at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale on Monday, November 28, 2022. On Wednesday, January 14, 1959, he was brought into the world by his parents, Gerald Frederick and Marlene Cline Cartmell, in the city of Huntsville. On Thursday, March 14, 1991, in Berryville, Arkansas, Rick wed Jamie Lynne Bolinger, and the two of them went on to become the parents of three kids together. In his younger days, he worked in the rodeo industry as a cowboy, a team roper, and a clown. In addition to that, he worked as a field man for Cattleman’s Livestock in Harrison while also running a cattle ranch. In addition, he was the owner and operator of a water pump service and a heavy equipment firm.

Rick was also well renowned for being the person who brought the party to a roaring success. He took great pleasure in the kitchen and hosting friends and family in his shop. In his spare time, he enjoyed going on adventures, shooting elk in Colorado, riding his Harley Davidson side-by-side, and traveling. In addition to serving as Trail Boss for the Booger County Cattle Drive for a number of years, he was a member of the Northwest Arkansas Corvette Club. Above all else, Rick treasured the time he could spend with his family, which included his wife, sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren.

Rick’s parents, Gerald and Marlene Cartmell, as well as his brother, Dale Cartmell, passed away before him. Rick did not survive them. He is survived by his wife, Jamie Cartmell; three sons and daughters-in-law, Colton and Brittany Cartmell, Cooper and Haley Cartmell, and Caden and Sierra Cartmell; one granddaughter, Wren Nicole Cartmell; one grandson, Rowdy Chase Cartmell; several nieces and nephews; a loving extended family; and an innumerable number of friends. He passed away on April 15, 2019.

On Friday, December 2, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the family will be present at Brashears Funeral Home to greet and visit guests. Funeral services will be held at the Brashears Funeral Home on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at 10:00 AM, with Larry Montgomery and Phil Bolinger serving as officiants. Tony Reynolds, Jimmy Reynolds, Mike Grigg, Roger Case, Greg Smith, and Danny Johnson will serve as pallbearers at the funeral service. Rick Gurley, David Cline, Richard “Tiny” McVey, Rick Fox, Paul “Buckshot” Sheridan, and the many other friends that he’s made over the years will serve as honorary pallbearers during his funeral.

The burial will take place at Alabam Cemetery right after the conclusion of the services. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent in Rick’s name to the Paws and Claws Pet Shelter, which is located at 2075 Madison 6555 in Huntsville, Arkansas 72740; or to Cowboy for Tyler, which can be mailed to the following address: P.O. Box 702 in Huntsville, Arkansas 72740. Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville has been entrusted with the service arrangements.