Ricky J. Shreves, 61, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:21 A.M. April 27, 2017 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born May 4, 1955 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to his mother, Norma McIntyre. A Visitation will be from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Knob Prairie Cemetery in Waltonville, Illinois with Chaplain Dan Lovin officiating and interment to follow. For those who wish, memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society or to The Shreves Family by making checks payable to Chad Shreves and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.