Ricky Ernest Roberts, age 63, of Mountain City, TN, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at the Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on March 14, 1959 to the late Lawery Ernest Roberts (2021) and Genola Ethel Campbell Roberts (2020). He was preceded in death by several aunts and uncles. Rick was a graduate of Johnson County High School. He worked at Mack Browns Car Dealership in Boone, NC for years as a painter. Rick also drove a truck with Maymead, Inc. He loved to ride four wheelers, and hunt in years past. Rick had a chihuahua dog named Doodle-Bug that was his companion and always by his side. He was a member of Rainbow Baptist Church. Those left to cherish his memories include his wife, Patty Phillips Robert; step-son, Danny Cornett (Candy); step-grandchildren, Aaliyah and Avery; several aunts, uncles and many cousins also survive, Rick also had many friends. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from the Roberts Family Cemetery with Shannon Courtner officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mountaincityfh.com . The family of Ricky Ernest Roberts has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.