Richard Edward “Ricky” Kulbeth, 60, of Monticello, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

He was a construction teacher for Monticello Schools and was a member of Rose Hill Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He was born December 11, 1956 in Monticello to Mary Charlene Harris Kulbeth and the late Van Edward Kulbeth.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Kulbeth; and two grandchildren, Tyler Allen Hart and Kaylin Elizabeth Bryant.

Ricky loved his family very much and enjoyed being “BawBaw” to his grandchildren. He was an avid outdoorsman where he loved to hunt and fish.

Survivors include two daughters, Shelli Natosha Hart and husband Jeffery of Bryant and Laura Ashley Bryant and husband Rusty of New Edinburg; his mother, Charlene Kulbeth of Monticello; four grandchildren, Grayson Michael Hart, Brayden Matthew Hart, McKenley Grace Bryant and Addilyn Reese Bryant.

Funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial to follow in Campground Cemetery. Visitation 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Monticello OEC, 741 Scogin Dr., Monticello, AR 71655.