Richard "Ricky" Alan Repp, age 64, of Albia, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines. He was born on January 30, 1958 in Iowa City to Delbert Pearl Repp and Bluebell Frances (Smock) Repp. \n\nRicky grew up and attended school in Albia. He married Mary Speck in 1979, in Des Moines, IA. This made him a stepfather, a role that he took on proudly. He had many fond memories with Mary and his stepchildren. Ricky and Mary, later divorced. While living in Des Moines, he worked for the maintenance department for the Iowa State Fairgrounds and the Adventureland Park. He later moved back to Albia and worked for a local landscaping company, until his retirement. \n\nRicky really lived a "simple life" and enjoyed life to the fullest. He enjoyed the outdoors, including hunting various animals and mushroom hunting. He also enjoyed purchasing fireworks and setting them off. He will be remembered for his cooking, especially BBQing! You could always find him watching the western channel and the history channel. If you ran into him, you would not be surprised to find him with a cold miller-high life and a cigar in his mouth. Ricky was very selfless and always put his family first. Above all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. We will miss your orneriness and pranks! \n\nHe is survived by his siblings, Sharry (Bill) Kellogg of Albia, Ronnie (Deb) Repp of Sigourney and Delbert Jr. Repp of Albia, a niece, Marsha Simms and her sons, Joshua Simms and Jonathan Simms of Albia. He also is survived by many more nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Delbert Pearl and Bluebell Frances Repp; siblings, Gary Ancil and Drew Daniel in infancy, Lois Marie Repp, Julie Ann Linville; a nephew, Jeff Kellogg and a niece, Amanda Simms. \n\nA Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Friday, March 11, 2022, with family greeting friends from 4-6 p.m. at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be directed to the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com or at the Sinnott Funeral Home Facebook page. Services are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes and Crematory.