Rickey Glen Autrey, a good and faithful servant of Jesus Christ, went to his Lord on August 6, 2020. A Memorial Service for Rickey will be at 2:00 pm on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at Tate Springs Baptist Church. Rickey was born September 17, 1955 to Billie Barfield and Melvin Autrey, Rick was a graduate of South Grand Prairie High School. He cut hair the majority of his career and was the owner of Garden Plaza Barber Shop. Rick shared life with his customers and built unique relationships with them. He was a trustworthy friend and confidant. His greatest accomplishment was being a loving and dedicated husband, father, O-Pa and friend. Whether at the barber shop, bowling alley, golf course or baseball game, Rick always greeted you with a smile and a hug. His infectious laugh brightened any mood. He will be missed by all and received with joy by the saints. Rick is survived by his wife, Terri of 36 years and by their children, Scott and his wife Natalie; and Derrick and his soon-to-be-wife, Jennifer. Rick was O-Pa to Brock, Beckett, Kamron and Isaac. He is also survived by his brother, Garry Autrey, and his wife Margaret. “The just man walketh in his integrity: his children are blessed after him.” Pr.20:7 In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Tate Springs Baptist Church. Wade Family Funeral Home 817-274-9233.

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  1. Most beloved memory? Just one? No can do. Let’s start with that laugh. Oh that great laugh! The nights when we stayed up talking hours after Terri had gone to bed. Rick showing me a painting he was working on. Rick decorating the Christmas tree. Rick returning from deep sea fishing with his father/brothers-in-law and laughing about the “huge” fish that was caught. Rick marrying my sister. Rick making posters for my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. Rick cutting my hair. Rick styling my Mom’s hair before Jessica & Tim’s wedding. Rick flying to my house to buy my husband’s truck that he and Scott then drove back to Arlington. Rick’s excitement about his mission trips to Latvia and later to the Holy Land. Rick’s annual Vegas trip for Super Bowl. Watching him come home with lots of bags after many hours of shopping for Christmas presents. Rick Autrey, thanks for the memories!

  2. My condolences to the Autrey Family and may the beautiful memories of RIck continue on in your heart.
    Terri, know that we are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time and know that are prayers are with you.

  3. To Rick Family I offer my deepest sympathy. Rick has been cutting my hair since he move to Garden plaza. I was the one who got Rick to join ASMGA. When I was bowling I bowl with rick. I’m out of town and can not attend his funeral. But, Rick will be in my prayers. God Bless Joe Schreiber

  4. Rick was my barber for 26 years and enjoyed our visits. As a Cowboy season ticket holder I had the pleasure of having him attend a Monday night game that my wife couldn’t go to with me and if was such a nice evening. Prayers and thoughts are with you as you go through this difficult time and the Lord will give you strength.

  5. Andy and I were lucky to have met Rick and Terry shortly after our move to Texas in 1998. Memories of Rick , finding a bowling ball for me through a friend, that ball is the only ball that I have ever bowled an 800 series with in my 45 years of bowling. Rick was also a fixture in Turkey Shoot golf tournament, rain or shine, ice or snow, Rick and the boys were always there. He was always the first to ask me if the the “tournament was on” and motivated me to get on the ball to set it up. Great memories, many in photos I will be happy to share.

    He will be missed by many. Our prayers and condolences to Terry and family. May his memory be eternal. RIP

    Doug and Andy Macpherson

  6. I miss you my friend, and barber since 1995. I was so shocked to learn of your passing today and feel so bad for your family’s loss. I received the news of your passing from your wife, Terri, when she responded to my text to your phone trying to set-up my next haircut. I miss you Rick, and I love you so very much.

    Terri, I’m so sorry for your loss, and I pray for you and yours and further pray that the good Lord gives you and your family love and peace with Rick’s passing.

  7. Our deepest condolences to Terri, Scott and Derrick. I was a customer for over 25 years or so and only just heard the shocking news when I got a haircut Thursday. My fondest memory actually is of Scott who I saw on the roster of a Cape Cod league game years ago and we talked over the fence. I don’t know who was more thrilled him or us. Rick and I talked about that a lot. He had quite a staff at the shop and my condolences go to them as well.
    Gerard and Terri Kelley
    Arlington Tx

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