Richard E. ‘Ricky’ King

Richard E. “Ricky” King, 56, passed away suddenly at his home on Feb. 24, 2014.

Ricky was born on Oct. 30, 1957, in Williamsport. He was a son to the late Eleanor Fox and Donald S. King.

Ricky was well-known for his loving kindness, and he enjoyed helping others whenever he could. He liked going to the river lot, fishing and being with his family and friends. Ricky was cherished by many and will be sadly missed.

In addition to his parents, Ricky was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and William King, and a sister, Patricia Aunkst.

Surviving are his soul mate, Deborah Ulmer, of Jersey Shore; a sister, Debbie Recarte, of Houston, Texas; a brother, Robert (Joyce) King, of Springfield, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held noon Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore. Visitation will be held 11 a.m. Saturday until the time of service at Welker Funeral Home.