Richard "Ricky" Spicher
Richard Eric William "Ricky" Spicher, 32, of Middlebury, died at 9:00
pm on Sunday, July 15 at the scene of an automobile accident on US
131 near Indian Prairie Road South of White Pigeon, MI.  He was born
on December 31, 1985 in South Bend. Survivors include his mother,
Mickie (Kevin) Welch of Shipshewana; father, Eric (Tammie) Spicher
of Goshen; grandmother, Tana Penland of Goshen; brother, Tylor
Spicher of Goshen; two stepsisters, Denise (Jammie) Thomas of
Goshen, Sarah (Tony) Thomas of Elkhart and his fishing buddy,
Stephen Rankin of Middlebury. He was preceded in death by his
grandparents, Bill and Mary Bontrager and Richard Spicher. Ricky
was currently working at East of Chicago Pizza in Shipshewana. He
was a Harley Davidson enthusiast and loved tattooing. He was an
avid hunter and fisherman and was a hardworking man. He was a
2005 Northridge High School graduate, a certified Harley Davidson
Mechanic and was known as a juggalo. Visitation will be from 1:00 -
7:00 pm on Friday July 20, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South
Main Street, Middlebury. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 pm on
Friday. Services will be conducted by Pastor Robert Wyman. A private
family graveside will be held at Eden Cemetery, Topeka. Memorials
may be given to the funeral home to assist with expenses.  

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Rick and Tana,
I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts &
prayers are with all of you.
From: Rose Boyer
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We were so saddened to hear the news of Ricky's passing.  Please
know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult
Love, Ron & Kathy
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There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant
of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird
to live, and too rare to die.           - Hunter S. Thompson
From: Ms. Ren Porter
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We are so very sorry for your loss.  Much love and prayers for your
family and friends
From: Mike and Kathy Wharton