Rickie Lee Waller


Rickie Lee Waller, 61 years of age died Monday January 7, 2019. He was born February 21, 1957 in Covington, Kentucky and the son of Rasalee and Wanda (Finnell) Waller. Rickie attended Boone County High School and received a basketball scholarship to Kilgore Junior College in Kilgore, Texas. He also received a scholarship to Missouri Southern State University located in Joplin, MO. This propelled him into his professional basketball career abroad. He was united in marriage to his loving wife of 32 years, Sandra (Chunn) Waller, on August 8, 1986 and he faithfully served at Jones Memorial A.M.E. Zion until his passing.
Survivors include his faithful and devoted wife Sandra Waller; his son Richard Waller (Karfi); and his daughter's Brandi Waller (Christopher), Trissa Basey, and Nicole Comer. A loving sister Jacqueline Crittenden (Roderick) and a niece Kennedy Crittenden. Rickie also leaves behind a brother-in-law Michael Chunn (Nicole), and sister-in-law's Janine Wells (Michael), Sherlene Flores (Jose'), Jerelene Ransom, and Linda Ransom. Also a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation will be Monday January 14, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Tuesday January 15, at Jones Memorial AME Zion Church, 258 Ealy Street New Albany, Indiana. His Homegoing Celebration Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at his church with Reverend Yolanda Michelle Washington officiating. Burial will follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, 2776 Charlestown Rd. in New Albany. Kraft Funeral Service entrusted with arrangements Online condolences to Kraft Funeral Service at www.kraftfs.com
Published on January 11, 2019
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