Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Ricky Joe Tollett

Born: 4/26/1962

Died: 3/27/2005

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Ricky Joe Tollett, 42, of Talihina, Oklahoma, passed away March 27, 2005, in Talihina. He was born April 26, 1962, in Ada, Oklahoma, to Bob Tollett and Sue Lively Tollett.

Ricky survived cancer at a young age. He was one of the first success stories of Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City where he was treated for Hodgkin’s disease. He was a dedicated and active member of the First Baptist Church of Talihina and worked as an auto mechanic.

Ricky’s grandparents, one aunt, and two cousins preceded him in death.

Survivors include his parents of Holdenville; siblings, David and Bradley Tollett and Deanna Crawford-Townsend of Ada, Oklahoma; two nieces, Lauren Tollett and Chandler Crawford; two nephews, Brandon Tollett and Coleman Crawford; and numerous aunts, uncles, other relatives and friends.