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Richard Ladele Costlow

January 26, 1956 — March 25, 2014

Mr. Richard L. (Ricky) Costlow, age 58 of Taylorsville, GA passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 in Cartersville Medical Center following a lengthy illness.

Ricky was born in Rome, GA on January 26, 1956 a son of Howell Lee Costlow, Sr. and Betty Jean Lindsey Costlow. He had lived all of his life in Taylorsville and attended Taylorsville School. Ricky was a member of Chief Cornerstone Church of Kingston, GA. He loved spending time outdoors and working with his hands making woodcrafts and dream catchers. Ricky was preceded in death by his father, Howell Lee Costlow, Sr. and a brother, Wayne Costlow.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Costlow of Taylorsville ; six children: Lorie Espy and husband Kevin, Subligna, Jason Costlow and wife Stephanie, Tallapoosa, Joe Costlow, Taylorsville, Camron Allred, Taylorsville, Jasmine Costlow, Taylorsville and Victoria Costlow, Taylorsville; mother, Betty Costlow, Taylorsville; brother, Howell Costlow and wife Linda, Taylorsville; sister, Joyce Costlow Earwood, Rockmart; eight grandchildren: Isabell Espy, Elijah Espy, Dalton Costlow, Kaylie Costlow, Damon Costlow, Kylie Costlow, Bryleigh Costlow and Kadie Ann Costlow. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mt Tabor Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Silvers and Rev. Donald Lindsey officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt Tabor Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Doc Hatfield officiating.

Active pallbearers will include: Jonathan Earwood, Lee Costlow, Ivey Costlow, Glen Costlow, Daniel Lindsey and Roberto Macias. Honorary pallbearers will include: Doug Comstock, Dale Hill and Randy Hill.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial gifts be made to the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Richard L. (Ricky) Costlow.

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