Ricky Bratcher, age 61 of Smyrna, Tennessee, died Monday, September 28, 2020 at StoneCrest Medical Center. A native of Nashville, he was a son of the late Nathan Bratcher and Jessie Young Bratcher. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Peggy Bratcher, Marsha Norfleet and Brenda Hopper.

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Tammy Jo Bratcher; son, Ricky Bryan Bratcher and wife Jessy of Smyrna; daughter, Jessica Bratcher (Kevin Harrison) of LaVergne; grandchildren, Olivia, Faith, Ricky Bryan, Jack, Analucia, Laylah Hope, Lora “Lolo”, Audrey, Gabriel Mervin; a brother, Wayne Bratcher and wife Mary of Nashville; sisters, Kathy Redding of Greer, South Carolina, Ruby Carrigan and husband Richard of Nashville, Betty Jo Green and husband Andrew of Antioch, Kim Grant of Knoxville; sister in law, Darlene Vaughn of Brush Creek; best friends, James and Jeanette Whitman of Smyrna; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Rick is a son of God and follower of Jesus. He was a devoted best friend and husband to his wife Tammy Jo, an amazing dad, the best PawPaw, and a true friend to many. He owned Rick’s Auto Sales and loved classic cars and Harley Davidsons. He was honest, generous, and kind. He was silly and could be counted on to make you smile and laugh. He was much of a man.

Visitation will be Friday, October 2, 2020 from 12:00pm until the time of funeral services beginning at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Community Church, Smyrna with Ricky Bryan Bratcher officiating. Burial will follow in Mapleview Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.

An online guestbook is available for the Bratcher family at www.woodfinchapel.com.

Improve Your Heart Health with All-Natural Soltea Daily Supplement – Click Now to Save 25% Off Your First Order
All-Natural Heart Health Supplement – Save 25% Now
Coding for kids! Introducing programming games for the next generation. Get your kids coding today.
Start with a free trial.
Lower your bills and stay on top of your financial life with Truebil, the app that helps you save every day.
Take control & start saving money!
Grow Credit
Grow Credit is a free Mastercard you can use to pay your subscriptions while you build credit.
Start building your credit today!
Acorns helps you grow your money. Take control with all-in-one investment, retirement, checking and more.
Get a $5 bonus when you sign up.
The easiest way to compare and save on home and auto insurance. Match coverage, compare rates and save.
Find hundreds in savings now!
Overcome your credit card debt with Tally. Consolidate and save money while you pay it down.
Get started with Tally today.
Know your spending habits, anticipate overdrafts, and get up to $250. Only takes 2 minutes. No credit check.
Get your finances on track.