Prugh Funeral Service obituary - Rick C. Courtney, 61, West Point


Dr. Rick C. Courtney, 61, of West Point, went home to be with the Lord at 5:24 PM Saturday, November 28, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

Born June 6, 1959, in Tennessee, he was the son of Willard and Lasca McCracken Courtney. On March 29, 1980, he married Deborah Lyons in Kansas City, MO. They were married for 40 years.

Rick has served as a chiropractor in Fort Madison at Courtney Family Chiropractic Clinic since 1984.

He graduated from Mediapolis High School in 1977. He graduated from SCC and Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City in 1983. He later completed his Masters in Nutrition.

He was a member of Harmony Bible Church.  He was a phenomenal husband, father, and grandfather. He loved to spend time with his family and friends.  He was a dedicated boss and considered his employees family. He loved the patients God brought into his office. He enjoyed hunting, movies, vocal and instrumental music, and singing in church choirs and on worship teams. 

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Courtney; three daughters, Katie (Zach) Stoller and Becca (Holden Carter) Courtney both of Fort Madison, Abby (Alex) Crotinger of Davenport; four grandchildren; one brother, David Courtney of Niota, IL; and one sister, Kathleen (Dennis) Walters of Orion, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Lenore Stoller and one brother, Bill Courtney.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh Crematory.

A Celebration of Life will be broadcasted via live stream on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:00 AM. This link will be provided on the Harmony Bible Church  Facebook page. 

Prugh Funeral Service is in care of the arrangements.

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