Richard “Rick” Kevin Gravatt
September 1, 1964 - July 13, 2023
It is with great sadness that the family of Richard “Rick” Gravatt announce his sudden passing on Thursday, July 13, 2023, at the age of 58.
Rick will be lovingly remembered by his daughters, Kaci and Cami (fiancé, Carlos) Gravatt; mother, Louise (Jim) Franklin; brother, Steve (Charlene) Gravatt and sister, Terri (Barry) Bertrando; nieces and nephew, Kayla (Sean), Amanda, Samantha, and Garrett; as well as numerous extended family members and friends.
Rick had a passion for sports, specifically the Tennessee Titans and MOT Youth Sports. He was known as “Coach Rick” to countless teams over the years, including soccer and football for MOT, and basketball and volleyball for the Boys and Girls Club of Middletown. Rick’s other passions included travel to southeast Asia and bragging about his daughters’ accomplishments.
A memorial service for family and friends will be held at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory, 275 E Main Street, Middletown, DE, on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 11:00 am. Those attending are encouraged to wear Middletown blue or their favorite sports jersey.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rick’s honor to organizations that are near and dear to his daughters’ hearts, Griffin Theatre, 701 Carson Drive, Bear DE 19701 or by clicking here or to Boys and Girls Clubs of America, 1275 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3506 or by clicking here.