Richard “Slick Rick” Warren Erwin, Jr., 66, of Chattanooga, died peacefully in his sleep on September 29, 2020. Slick Rick, as he was known by his Waffle House customers, was formerly a preacher of the Baptist faith and Navy Veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard, Sr. and Eulogia Martinez Rivera, and a grandson, Brian Mathew Scott. He is survived by sister, Evelyn “Evey” (Donnie) Sullivan, sons, Richard W. III, John Mark, daughter, Amanda Faith (Ronald) Helmkin and wife, Cynthia Erwin., 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews as well as a host of friends. Services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Lane Funeral Home ~ Ashland Terrace, 601 Ashland Terrace, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37415. (423) 877-3524 Lanefh.com
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