Gilbert K. 'Rick' Ricker Jr.

Gilbert K. “Rick” Ricker Jr., 67, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Ricker worked for the forestry service in Priest River, ID, and later as a laborer with Laborers International Union of North America Local 213, in Fort Wayne, for more than 20 years.

He was born Jan. 11, 1950, in Fort Wayne to Gilbert K. and Elizabeth Brewer Ricker.

Survivors include three sons, Wes Ricker and Travis (Jana) Ricker, both of Huntington, and Cole Ricker, of California; a sister, Deb (Jim Broderick) Lineback, of Huntington; a brother, Greg (Lisa) Ricker, of Huntington; and three grandchildren, Bryden Ricker, of Huntington, and Hollie Ricker and Sage Ricker, both of Texas.

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel.

Gifts to assist with final expenses may be made to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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