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Ricky "Fred" Pinnix

June 25, 1963 — June 5, 2023

Mr. Ricky “Fred” Pinnix, 59, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2023. He was born in Surry County on June 25, 1963. Ricky was an avid gardener and he loved to play golf. He was extremely humble, and always so appreciative and thankful for everything. Ricky was so kind-hearted and would give you the shirt off his back. He will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him.

Ricky was preceded in death by his father, Bill Pinnix; step-father, Bill Green; sister, Regina Wilkins; and aunts, Annie Mae Ford, Pat Baldwin, and Beatrice Pullium. He is survived by his mother, Faye Green; brother, Wyatt Blakley; uncle, Willie (Alma) Reece; aunts, Linda Wood and Winnie Wagoner; nephew, Darrell Pinnix; niece, Latasha Wilkins; and several cousins.

A funeral service will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 10, 2023 at Gentry Family Chapel in Yadkinville with Dr. Charlie Kennedy officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In memory of Ricky and his love for animals, please make memorials to the ASPCA, PO Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090, or to the Yadkin Dialysis Center, 225 Washington St, Yadkinville, NC 27055. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses of Forsyth Medical Center Cardiovascular ICU unit for the loving and compassionate care given to Ricky and his family. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Pinnix family.


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Saturday, June 10, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gentry Family Funeral Service

, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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Saturday, June 10, 2023

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, Yadkinville, NC 27055

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