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Mr. Ricky Lynn Portwood

Mr. Ricky Lynn Portwood

Ricky Lynn Portwood age 66, of Summerville, Georgia passed away Thursday – April 1, 2021. He spent his childhood in the Fairview and Chickamauga communities. He was a former resident of Geraldine, Alabama for many years and currently residing in Summerville, GA. He worked in construction work, where he could do most anything. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and hard work. He was of the Christian faith and served his country in the National Guard. He is preceded in death by his parents: Charles and Billie Ruth Moore Portwood, wife: Jean Earby Portwood, son: Ricky Lebron Portwood and brother: Bobby Portwood. He is survived by his son: Troy Portwood of LaFayette, GA, brothers: Travis Portwood of Mentone, GA, Billy Ray Portwood of Geraldine, AL, grandchildren: Tessa Portwood, Erin Alves, Kaitlin Portwood, great-grandchildren: Brantley McGill, Avaree Alves, Roderick Grant, several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Thursday morning prior to the service. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm – Thursday – April 8, 2021 in the chapel. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Homes – LaFayette Chapel. An online guestbook may be signed at

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