Ricky Charles Allgood, 72 of Rutledge, passed peacefully from this life on September 11, 2020. He was surrounded by his family. Ricky Allgood was born March 16, 1948 in Monroe, to James W. and Sybil Reynolds Allgood. He was married to Diane Watson Allgood. He was retired from Pactiv where he worked as Plant Manager. Ricky Allgood was a long-time member of Centennial Baptist Church. He served as a Sunday school teacher. He was also a member of Gideon’s International and the Morgan County Baptist Builders. He was active in this ministry, doing anything from building wheelchair ramps in Morgan County to helping build churches in Jamaica. He was an outdoorsman that loved to fish and hunt.
Ricky Allgood is survived by his wife, Diane Allgood and children, Michael Allgood and Ashley, Rodney Allgood and Cyndi, Melissa Howle and Justin and Scott Allgood and Christina. Grandchildren are Emily, Zachary, Kaylee, Mary Kate, Sadie, Logan, Noah, Hannah, Hunter, Zoe, Katie and Lindsey. Mr. Allgood also leaves siblings, Danny Allgood, Sharon Stroud and Bert and Jimmy Allgood and Vicky. He was preceded in death by a brother, Sammy Allgood.
The family received friends on Tuesday, September 15, at Centennial Baptist Church from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. The funeral service was held at 4 p.m. Interment followed at the Centennial Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Gideon’s International at www.gideons.org.