Ricky Lee Trammell

Published 10:59 am Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Ricky Lee Trammell from Washington, Oklahoma was born on July 26, 1946, in Holdenville, Oklahoma. His parents were the late, Leroy Varance and Imogene Carlisle Trammell. He was a graduate of Holdenville High School and after graduation attended Eastern State College in Wilburton, Oklahoma from 1964 to 1966, also playing on the basket ball team. There he received an Associates Degree. He then attended East Central University located in Ada, Oklahoma where he graduated in 1969 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. He served our country in the United States Navy from 1969 to 1973 where he worked as an avionics electronics technician. Ricky retired from General Motors Corporation after working nearly 30 years. He was a Product Engineer and Vehicle Testing Coordinator. Ricky was a very active member of First Baptist churches in Moore, Oklahoma, FBC Washington, Oklahoma and FBC Bainbridge, Georgia. He enjoyed attending church, playing golf, OU sports, billiards and travelling with his wife Elaine, the love of his life, to whom he had been married for 50 plus years. Ricky was a selfless person and friend to many. There are not enough words to express the servant’s heart and selfless person Ricky was to his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Evelyn Elaine Trammell of Washington, Oklahoma; children; Glenn Edward Trammell, Bainbridge, GA and Shelia Malaine Trammell Leverette, Washington, Oklahoma. Six grand children Laura Trammell, Apalachicola FIa., Cory Thomas and wife Kate Tempe Az., Kyle Thomas and wife Morgan, Marietta Georgia, Christa Bryant and husband Brandon, Columbiana Alabama, Ashley Trammell, Calera, Alabama, and Derek Vance Trammell of Washington, Oklahoma. His sister, Charlotte Clements and husband Mark of Marana, Az., and five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son Rocky Vance Trammell, his parents, and brothers Pete Trammell and Richard Trammell,  his sister Shirly Tonne. Also his maternal grandparents, Eugene and Mamie Carlisle, his paternal grandparents, John and Mary Trammell.

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Memorial to celebrate Ricky home will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Washington First Baptist Church.  To view the livestream service, you can go to Washington First Baptist Church Facebook page.