James Ricky Dubuque, age 67, of Ledbetter, Kentucky, passed away at 4:35 P.M. Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Mercy Health Lourdes.
Ricky was born in Paducah, Kentucky on Tuesday June 15, 1954 to Charles and Mary Dubuque. He was employed as a certified welder with the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant/USEC, and a member of Broadway Church of Christ. He was a talented singer/songwriter and recordcing artist. He loved all sports, NASCAR, and was a Dirt Racing enthusiast who owned the Dirt Racing car, 4Q.
Mr. Dubuque is survived by his sons, James Ricky Dubuque, II of Ledbetter and Eli Thompson of Paducah; his mother, Mary Esther Crochett Dubuque; his sister, Rita Driver (Richard) of Ledbetter; his grandchildren, Olivia and Jacob Thompson; his nephews, Ryan Driver (Daniell), Russ Driver and Reis Driver (Sarah); his great nephews, Benjamin and Baylor Driver.
Mr. Dubuque was preceded in death by his father, Charles Harry Dubuque; his brother, Ronnie Dubuque.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Dan Owen and Andy Clausen officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Livingston County.
Visitation will be held from 12:00-2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 15, 2022 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Broadway Church of Christ Missionary Fund, 2855 Broadway, Paducah, KY 42001.