Ricky Ray Dykes

August 21, 1954September 23, 2018
Obituary of Ricky Ray Dykes
Ricky R. Dykes, 64, of Bettendorf, Iowa passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Visitation will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Runge Mortuary, followed by a celebration of life at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be made to King’s Harvest Ministries or the family to help fund an angel tree for the holidays. Online condolences may be expressed at Ricky was born on August 21, 1954 to Raymond and Joy (Holder) Dykes in Davenport, Iowa. He graduated from Central High School in 1972, then spent one year at Evangel University and one year at Black Hawk Community College. He retired from Alcoa in 2005 after 32 years, where he worked as a Hot Line General Supervisor. After his retirement he continued to do contractual work for Alcoa for another 7 years. Ricky was always helping everyone, especially his family. He was hardworking, loyal, generous and would always go above and beyond. He gave 110% in everything he did and never gave up. Ricky was a great father and doting grandfather. He was a jokester, funny, always teasing everyone and a very good cook. He was an avid in fishing, biking and wood working. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Dykes, Bettendorf, IA; daughters, Toni (Eric) Woolard, Harrisburg, IL and Jennifer (Jenny) Dykes, Bettendorf, IA; grandchildren: Grayson , Avery, Caroline and Jake Woolard all of Harrisburg, IL; nieces and nephews: Lisa O’Connor, Matt Dykes, Chris Dykes, Tim Dykes, Jim Dykes and Toby Dykes; and sisters-in-law, Gwen Dykes and Carletta Dykes. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Larry and Terry Dykes.

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  • Raymond Dykes Father (deceased)
  • Joy (Holder) Dykes Mother (deceased)
  • Ruth (Kucera) Dykes Wife
  • Toni (Eric) Woolard Daughter
  • Jennifer (Jenny) Dykes Daughter
  • Grayson Woolard Grandchild
  • Avery Woolard Grandchild
  • Caroline Woolard Grandchild
  • Jake Woolard Grandchild
  • Lisa O'Connor Niece
  • Matt Dykes Nephew
  • Chris Dykes Nephew
  • Tim Dykes Nephew
  • Jim Dykes Nephew
  • Toby Dykes Nephew
  • Gwen Dykes Sister-in-law
  • Carletta Dykes Sister-in-law
  • Larry Dykes Brother (deceased)
  • Terry Dykes Brother (deceased)

  • King's Harvest Ministries
  • The Family

Past Services

Thursday, September 27, 2018


Thursday, September 27, 2018

Celebration of Life