Ricky Odean Pannell
Ricky Odean Pannell

June 23, 1955 - January 24, 2019
Born in Hartselle Alabama
Resided in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Obituary

Ricky Odean Pannell, age 63, died Thursday January 24, 2019 at the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky.

The Hartselle, Alabama native was the son of the late Leslie Austin and Betty Zane Grantland Pannell. He was preceded in death by a brother, Radford Pannell.

Ricky was a 16 year bilateral lung transplant recipient thanks to his donor Benjamin Madrid of Farmington, New Mexico. He was an avid Alabama football and Nascar fan, employed by International Paper and a member of Broadway United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years Pamela Gale Quillin Pannell, sons Michale Odean Pannell and Matthew Eric Pannell ( Emily) and grandchildren Justin Pannell, Haley Pannell ( fiancé Luke Stahl), Cassidy Pannell, Ashley Pannell, Sarah Pannell and Mya Pannell, great-grandson Trent Pannell, sister Leslie Faye Ball of Decatur, Alabama and several nieces and nephews that he loved dearly.

Memorial Service will be Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 11:00 am at Broadway United Methodist Church, 1323 Melrose Street, Bowling Green, KY 42104. Visitation will be 10:00 am until time of services at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of J. C. Kirby and Son Lovers Lane Chapel.

Donations can be made to the Hospice House of Southern Kentucky, Donate Life or Broadway United Methodist Church Relay for Life team in lieu of flowers.

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Visitation
Broadway United Methodist Church
1323 Melrose Street
Bowling Green, Kentucky United States 42104
Thursday, February 7, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
Broadway United Methodist Church
1323 Melrose Street
Bowling Green, Kentucky United States 42104
Thursday, February 7, 2019
11:00 AM