Ricky E. Carrender, age 55, of Bronston, Kentucky passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on June 3, 1961 in Somerset to the late Robert and Ovalene Mercer
Carrender.  Ricky worked as in the maintenance department with Cumberland woodwork for a number of years.  He was a loving grandfather that adored his grandchildren and talked often of his children and family.  In his spare time he enjoyed working on vehicles. He was of the Baptist faith.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother; Junior Carrender, sister; Christine Cook and brother in law; Millard Cook.

He is survived by his sons; Tyler and his wife Jessica Carrender, Nigel and his wife Dena Carrender; daughter; Chariss Carrender and her fiance’ Joseph Gambrell. Brothers; Michael Carrender and Robert Lee and (Stella) Carrender. Sisters; Rochella and (John) Monde, Freda and (James) Glover, and Kathy Carrender. Along with his grandchildren; Hayden Sloan, Alysha Sloan, Kenton Gambrell, Nataley Carrender, Owen Carrender, Josh Deaton, Harley Deaton, and Kayson Walters

Visitation will be at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Funeral Services at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with Brother Alvin Morrow officiating. 

In Lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Ricky Carrender memorial fund in care of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Ricky E. Carrender