Richard Marshall “Ricky” Botkin, 69, of Amarillo, TX died Thursday, May 6, 2021.
Services will be at 4:00 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Rick was born July 28, 1951, in Ralls, TX to R.Q. and Martha Botkin.
“Rick”, “Ricky” “Tricky Ricky”, “Ricky Rabbit”, and “Ricky Bobby” just to name a few… went to school in Muleshoe and excelled in athletics including basketball, baseball, and namely golf. Rick went on to South Plains Junior College on a golf scholarship and transferred to South Western Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy where he earned his pharmacy degree. Rick practiced pharmacy in many different capacities till his retirement in 2011. Rick went on to be an analytical chemist at Servitech Laboratories for nearly 7 years.
Ricky loved his family in a quiet gentle way and loved Elvis Presley, golf, The Longhorns, and cool cars almost as much.
Survivors include a sister, Connie Johnson and husband Nathan, of South Plains, TX; daughters, Becky Chabot, of Clarksville, TN, Felicia Berry and husband Sam, and Valerie Roberson and husband Jamie, both of Amarillo, TX, and Annie Coble and husband Ryan, of Garland, TX; grandchildren, Haylee, Hannah, Hyett, Hunter, Cohen, Elijah, Gabriel, Kyle, Ella, and EmmaLise; great-grandchildren, Emily and Carter; and nephews, Tracey and Troy.
Viewing will be from 12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M., on Saturday, May 8, 2021, and Sunday, May 9, 2021, and 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M., Monday, May 10, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.