RICKY NATHANIEL SMITH, age 56, of Winchester, Tenn., departed this life on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health Systems in Winchester.

Ricky was employed with Southern TN Regional Health Systems as a caterer. He was an alumni of M.T.S.U.  Ricky was a dedicated Tennessee Titans fan and enjoyed coaching and umpiring for softball teams. He also enjoyed farming.

Ricky is survived by his parents, Joe and Betty Smith of Winchester, TN, brother; William Smith and his wife, Jessie of Winchester, TN, sister; Betty Jo Smith of Winchester, TN, nieces; Jessica Oliver of Tullahoma, TN and Jennifer Henley and her husband, Micheal of Winchester, TN, nephew; Johnathan and his wife, Kaoru of Japan, and a host of great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation will be held on Friday, January 16, 2015 at Grant Funeral Services from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from the chapel of Grant Funeral Services at 11:00 A.M. with the Reverend Leo Smith, Sr., officiating.

Interment will follow in Winchester Memorial Park in Winchester with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

 Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.flower 13