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Ricky Ray Y'Barbo

FLORENCE — Ricky Ray Y’Barbo, 65, of Florence, passed away Friday, April 8, 2022, at UAB Hospital. Visitation was Thursday, April 14th from 12 to 2 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Florence, Alabama with the funeral at 2 p.m. with Bro. Chris Aday officiating. Burial followed in Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens.
FLORENCE, AL
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Ricky Ray Y'Barbo

FLORENCE — Ricky Ray Y’Barbo, 65, of Florence, passed away Friday, April 8, 2022, at UAB Hospital. Visitation will be Thursday, April 14th from 12 to 2 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home in Florence, Alabama with the funeral at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Brother Chris Aday will be officiating.
FLORENCE, AL
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webbcity.net

Pit bulls came for Ricky Ray twice

He’s the hero who went running up Estella Way on Nov. 16 to answer the call for help from a young runner on the ground being mauled by two pit bull dogs. Ray, 55, and his wife, Shanova, live on the south end of Estella Way on the cul-de-sac. They were having lunch when he says “I heard Nathan (Peterson) screaming. I saw him being attacked by two pit bulls, and they had him on the ground.”
WEBB CITY, MO
News-Virginian

Former NFL star Ricky Ray hopes to impart wisdom to Waynesboro student-athletes

It’s a tale of two phone calls, 42 years apart. The first is a call that Waynesboro native Ricky Ray received in the spring of 1979. It was so unbelievable, Ray initially hung up thinking it was a prank. Someone from NFL Draft headquarters had called the communal phone in his Norfolk State University dormitory. It happened just minutes before he was selected 146th in the NFL Draft, a sixth round pick of the New Orleans Saints.
MICHIGAN STATE