Immediate Need: 765-664-6900 | 2901 S. Washington St. Marion, IN 46953
Obituary of Matthew Ricks
Matthew Lee Ricks, 29, Gas City, passed away at 5:12 p.m. on January 4, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born in Elkhart on April 14, 1989, and was the son of Matthew Lee and Lora (Ricks) Stephenson.
After Matthew graduated from high school, he received his associate’s degree from Lincoln College of Tech. He began working at Mitchell and Scott as a CNC machinist. More recently, he worked at Lorentson Manufacturing, where he was a material handler and forklift driver.
Matthew was a real sports enthusiast, particularly interested in baseball, swimming, basketball, rodeo, and fishing. He loved listening to music and especially loved Christmas when he could decorate. More than anything, though, Matthew loved spending time with his family.
He will be missed by his parents, Matthew and Lora Stephenson; children, Analaya, Matthew Lee Jr., and Ayden, all from Gas City; brothers, Tyler Stephenson, Kokomo, Joseph Garcia, Fairmount, Brian Thien, FL, and Brandon Bosquez, Gas City; and grandparents, Bob (Connie) Moore, VA.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jerry Lee Stephenson, Connie Lee Ricks, and Kenneth Ricks.
The family will receive visitors from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019, at Integrity Funeral Care, 2901 S. Washington St., Marion, IN.
Immediately following the time of visitation, Matthew’s funeral service will begin at 1 p.m.. Burial will take place at Riverside Cemetery.
Matthew was privileged to be an organ donor.
Online condolences may be made at www.ifccares.com.
2901 S. Washington St. | Marion, IN 46953