Ricky Hollins

Published 1:28 am Sunday, December 17, 2017


VIDALIA — Services for Ricky Hollins, 52, who died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Bryant Hammett Conference & Convention Center, Vidalia, with the Pastor Benjamin Williams officiating.

Burial will follow at Vidalia Cemetery under the direction of Concordia Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Mr. Hollins was born June 2, 1965, Natchez, MS, the son of Roger, Sr. and Elnora Scott Hollins.

He was baptized at the Apolostic Faith Church in Ferriday. He was a Master Mason of Pride of Vidalia No. 106, Royal Arch Mason of Enterprise No. 17, Sublime Prince of Theodore Hebert Skinner Consistory No.174, Noble of Dubar Shrine Temple No. 250, a member of Rosewood Chapter No.65 Order of Eastern Star, Knight of Jericho of Fidelity Court No. 20 and a Constable of District No. 2. Ricky was employed by Town of Ferriday Police Department and a Foreman for the Town of Vidalia Street Department for over 34 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Andrew Hollins, Roger Hollins, Jr., Johnny Hollins; two sisters, Patricia Scott and Rosa Henderson.

He is survived by his wife, Catina Williams, Hollins; two sons, Jarvis Hollins, both of Vidalia, Deondrais Simmons, Ferriday; four brothers, Randy Scott Hollins, Vidalia, Donald Hollins and wife Denise, of Pennsylvania, Keith Johnson and wife Becky of Zachary, La.,  Matthew Scott  and wife Debra of New Orleans; four sisters, Emmieline Scott  and husband Sylvester of Vidalia, Aline Carter  and husband Lawrence of Ferriday, Earline Hollins and husband John of New Orleans,  Elnora Young of New Orleans; two grandchildren, Aayla Simmons, Lake Charles, Zeyah Simmons, Ferriday; two godchildren, Keith Johnson  and wife Becky of Zachary, Jerrica Harris, Ferriday; one uncle, Willie Wilson, New Orleans; three very good friends; Gene T. Allen and wife Bonnie, Michael McGraw and wife Tammy of  Oakland, Calif., Ruth Dotson, Vidalia; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.