Funeral services for Rickie Lane Yopp will be held on Monday, November 27, 2023 at 1:00 PM at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home with Bro. Matt Pagels officiating. Burial will follow at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Vowells Mill, LA. The family will receive friends for a visitation on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 11:00 AM until service time at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home.
Rickie Yopp, loving father and son, 68 years of age and a resident of Provencal, LA, passed away
peacefully with his family by his side on November 22, 2023. Rickie was born September 27, 1955 to
Rhodie Lee and Claudia Holland Yopp in Shreveport, Louisiana. He was preceded in death by his father,
Rhodie Lee Yopp and his beloved stepfather, Max Voigt.
For many years, Rickie worked in construction and ran the Bellwood/Kisatchie mail route for some time.
He loved playing pool with his best friend Benny, loved building and tinkering with his tool collection and
was best known for his Sam Elliot mustache and black cowboy hat.
Rickie is survived by his mother, Claudia Holland Voigt; daughter, Regina Yopp Dunn and husband
Clinton Dunn of Natchitoches. Daughter Jessica Yopp Mobley and husband Brett Mobley of Denham
Springs; his grandchildren, Andrew Caspari, Caleb Caspari and wife Hannah, Alex Caspari and Maci Claire
Caspari; several great grandchildren; brother Randy Yopp and wife Louise; his niece, Amy Yopp Holman
and husband Donald; nephew Jeremy Yopp and wife Elizabeth; and several great nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Alex Caspari, Caleb Caspari, Andrew Caspari, Jeremy Yopp, Phillp Gandy and Ray
Gandy. Honorary Pallbearers will be Benjamin (Benny) Greene, Sr. and Jamie Crowley.
The family would like to extend a loving thank you to the NRMC Staff, paramedics on scene,
Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Deputies, Fire District 4, and all friends and family who helped, loved,
supported and prayed with us during this difficult time. You will never know how much your kindness
meant to us all.