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Mr. Ricky Hower

Mr. Ricky Hower

Mr. Ricky L. Hower, age 57, of Vidalia, died on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Memorial Health Meadows Hospital after a sudden illness.

Mr. Hower was a native of the Ohoopee Community, a 1982 graduate of Lyons Senior High School, and moved to Vidalia several years ago. He worked with his father in the family logging and construction business as a heavy equipment operator. He retired from Edwin I. Hatch Plant after 25 years. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Vidalia. He was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Hower; 1 brother, David Allen Hower; and his stepfather, Robert Doyle.

His family includes his son, Allan “Bubba” Hower and wife Brittany; 2 grandchildren, Chloe Hower and Riley Hower, all of Lyons; his mother, Nancy J. Doyle of Ohoopee; 1 brother, Brian Hower and wife Ashley of Ohoopee; 1 sister, Krista Hower Strickland and husband Jonathan of Cobbtown; and 2 nieces, Olivia Waters and Ashley Mock.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, January 22, 2022, 2:00 p.m. via zoom.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be to made to

Ronald V. Hall


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