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“Ricky” Ziegler, Jr. 50 Farmville Native, Dies In Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Oct. 12 -George Fredrick “Ricky” Ziegler, Jr., 50, of 120 Willow Bend Drive, Lynchburg, died Monday, October 11, 2004 in Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the loving and devoted husband of Patricia Nash Ziegler for 25 years.

Born December 30, 1953 in Farmville, he was the son of Ruth Perkins Ziegler Carson of Cullen and the late George F. Ziegler, Sr. Ricky was a faithful and dedicated employee of Seven Hills Auto Transporters for more than 15 years.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Meagan Craddock and her husband, Rob and Eric Daniel Ziegler, both of Lynchburg and Jody Lynn Ziegler of Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha, NE; one brother, William Ziegler and his wife, Marie of Roanoke; four sisters, Margaret Kirkpatrick and her husband. Cliff of Lynchburg, Norma Kirby and her husband, Earl of Powhatan, Ann Howell and her husband, Frankie of Gretna and Gayle Phelps and her husband, Charles of Richmond, and was a very special “Poppy” to his grandchildren, Lauren, Jacob, and Zachary.

A memorial service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 14, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel by the Rev. Carl Weiser.

The family will receive friends following the service until 9 p.m. To send a condolence to the family, please go to www.whittenfuneralhome.com

Whitten Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Timberlake Chapel, is serving the Ziegler family.