Ricky Oates of Crest Hill, 60, formerly of White Heath, died on Dec. 29, 2019. A celebration of life will be held at from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the White Heath Methodist Church, with a service at 2 p.m.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister.

Survivors include one brother, Ron Oates of White Heath; and two sisters, Donna Buchanan and Lorie Gregory, both of Monticello.