Rickey Greenfield

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Dec. 4, 1959 - Sept. 24, 2016

Rickey Eugene Greenfield, a longtime Cushing resident, died Sept. 24, 2016 surrounded by family in Oklahoma City. He was 56.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Cushing. Family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Parkland Cemetery. Fred Britton will officiate.
Rickey was born Dec. 4, 1959 in Cushing to Lionel Dale and Shirley Ann Anderson Greenfield. He was raised in the Cushing area, but attended school in Hennessey.
After years of school, Rickey worked in the oil field.
He worked hard throughout his youth before being involved in a car accident at 17. The accident left him confined to a wheelchair, but that did not crush his spirits. He was a fun-loving and active.
He enjoyed traveling, especially on his motorcycle. He traveled to Sturgis, Colorado, and took part in Toys for Tots. He went deer hunting in the northwestern part of the United States and fished across Oklahoma.
Rickey was active in family functions, especially reunions and holidays. His family meant the world to him.
He had many friends throughout Cushing. He favorite spot to catch up with friends was at Homestead Restaurant. They treated him like family.
Rickey was preceded in death by his father, Lionel Dale Greenfield; two brothers, Billy Dale Greenfield and Jimmy Carl Greenfield.
He is survived by his mother, Shirley Ann Anderson Greenfield; one sister, Sandra Conforti and husband Kevin of Tryon; two nieces, Sandra Wooten and husband, Steven of Tryon and Victoria Bridendolf; one nephew, Ricky Dale Chester; three great-nieces, five great-nephews and numerous friends.