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Ricky Quinn

April 12, 1959 ~ November 8, 2018 (age 59)

Ricky Kendall Quinn, 59, died at his home in Canton November 8. Visitation is scheduled at Breeland Funeral Home at 1:00 pm Thursday, November 15, followed by a memorial service at Breeland at 2:00 pm.

A longtime resident of Canton, Ricky was born April 12, 1959, son of the late Joy Lee Quinn and Walter Kendall Quinn of Flora. He was a graduate of Tri-County Academy in Flora and attended the University of Southern Mississippi.

Ricky owned and operated The Publik Notice printing company, and Quinn Business Services, in Canton. He was treasurer of the Canton-Madison County Historical Society, and an active supporter of the Old Jail Museum, serving as its official Docent.

Ricky was a former member of the Board of NAMI Mississippi, the state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. He also served on the NAMI Mississippi staff as a Family-to-Family Trainer.

He is survived by a sister, Cherie Quinn Crawford of LaPorte, Texas; a brother, Jim Quinn (Saralyn) of Madison; a nephew, Tracy Crawford (Michelle) of Pensacola, Florida; a niece, Gena Crawford Brent (Jim Bob) of LaPorte; and four great-nieces, Shelby Brent, Abbie Crawford, Morgan Crawford and Zoe Crawford.

Ricky also leaves a large circle of devoted friends, who became his extended family, including John Price, Lucia Nall, Dr. Cynthia Undesser, Tiny and Jeff Roebuck, Bill and Laurie Dinkins, Johnette and Billy Lester and Laura Mullins. The Quinn family extends their thanks to them and to all Ricky’s many friends for their care and support.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Canton-Madison County Historical Society, P.O. Box 232, Canton, MS  39046-0232, or the charity of your choice.



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