Richie Waddell

August 16, 1974 ~ January 13, 2024 (age 49) 49 Years Old

Richie Waddell Obituary

Richard Terry “Richie” Waddell, of Dunnville, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at his residence. He was 49.

Born on August 16, 1974, in Somerset, Kentucky, he was the son of Terry Lee (Karen) Waddell and Carla Terry. He was a self-employed gate hauler. Richie was a member of Dunnville Christian Church. He enjoyed car shows and was a member of the Another Level Car Club. He was an avid University of Louisville Cardinals fan and he enjoyed drag racing, racing four-wheelers, and mud trucks.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Chris Waddell; a sister, Katie Burton; maternal grandfather, Richard Thurman Terry; an aunt, Wilma Gayle (Phillip Jones) Waddell-Jones; and an uncle, Rick (Dawn) Terry.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Versie Terry; and paternal grandparents, Jack Phelps and Eva Wolford Phelps.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with Bro. Reggie Tipton and Wilma Gayle Waddell-Jones officiating. Burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland In Memory of Versie Terry to 100 Parkway Dr. Somerset, KY 42503.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Eads, Ben Murphy, Shane Richardson, Greg Hansford, Chad Lee, Eric Wolford, and Chris Maynard. Honorary pallbearers will be John Wayne Grimsley, Michael Grimsley, Glendale Grimsley, Kamden Templin, and Evan Selby.

Arrangements for Mr. Richie Waddell are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at

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January 17, 2024

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539

Funeral Service
January 18, 2024

1:00 PM
McKinney-Brown Funeral Home
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539


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