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Ricky Dale Arrington

(CARROLLTON, Ga.) Ricky Dale Arrington, 69 of Carrollton, Ga., passed away Friday, Aug. 12, 2022.

The funeral will be Tuesday, Aug. 16, at 2 p.m. EDT at Shiloh Baptist Church in Graham, Ala., with the Rev. David Daniel and the Rev. Jerry Wiggins officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with the Rev. Fred Cooke performing the graveside service.

The family will receive friends at Martin & Hightower Funeral Home in Carrollton on Monday, Aug. 15, from 4 to 7 p.m. EDT.

He was born Feb. 15, 1953, in Bowdon, Ga., the son of Billie Noles Arrington and the late Darrell Arrington. He was a self-employed poultry farmer and was a faithful member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Graham, where he served as choir director for many years.

In addition to his mother, he leaves behind to cherish his memory, his life partner, Donna; children, Marty Arrington of Childersburg, Shane Arrington of Ducktown, Tenn., and Candice Scott of Millry; stepdaughter, Lindsay Driver of Whitesburg, Ga.; sister, Debra Ann Church of Graham; brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Teri Arrington of Newell, Ala.; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Rickey Kelley, Chuck Brock, Chad Wood, Brandon Word, Chris Phillips and Chase Miller.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel, Carrollton.

Ricky Dale Arrington

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