Rickey “Rick” Lee Middleton, 70, of Nabb, Indiana, died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on April 7, 1952, in Scottsburg, Indiana, the son of Harold Middleton and Leora Bressler Middleton. He was a member of the Lexington Christian Church and a former teacher and member of English Lodge No. 622 in Lexington, Indiana. He helped start Lexington’s youth league sports programs in 1985 and worked with the programs for more than 13 years. He loved to tell a good story and was a great teacher. He enjoyed squirrel hunting, beekeeping, trapping, hobby farming with his chickens, and hunting for mushrooms and ginseng roots.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Sharon Walker Middleton of Nabb; three sons, Jason Middleton of Scottsburg and Justin Middleton and Joshua Middleton, both of Nabb; and 12 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gary Middleton.
Funeral services will be at 3 pm on Saturday, July 2, at English Lodge No. 622, 87090 E. Main Street, Lexington, followed by a meal and time of fellowship. Visits are from 1 pm until the time of services. A private family burial will be held at Lexington Cemetery.
Arrangement entrusted to Christensen-Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg.
Online condolences, www.christensenfamilyfuneral.com.