Rickey Michael Eliton

Born: Wed., Jun. 17, 1970
Died: Wed., Feb. 1, 2012


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 05, 2012
Location: Reichard Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Feb. 06, 2012
Location: Earlham Cemetery

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   Rickey Michael Eliton, 41, of Union City, Ohio passed away Wednesday February 1, 2012 at his residence.  He was born June 17, 1970 in Richmond, Indiana to the late Andrew Pegues and Bobbie Martin Eliton. Rickey was raised by Terry and Pam Hillard after his parents passed away.  Rickey worked at Wayne Dairy in Richmond, Indiana for the last 14 Yrs.  He also worked as a Security Guard at Frank Miller Lumber Company in Union City, Indiana.

  Rickey attended Richmond High School. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing cards. He loved and enjoyed his grandchildren and family very much.

  He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 12 Yrs., Nikki Ford Eliton, Children; Matthew Houser of Richmond, Indiana, Tyler Eliton of U.C., Indiana, Keaton Mohler of Richmond, Indiana, Alexis Eliton of Greenville, Ohio.  Stepson; Trent Heitkamp of U.C., Ohio.  3 Grandchildren; Tydreck Houser, Tymere Eliton and Jaxen Houser.  Brothers and Sisters; Barbara (David) Meece of Richmond, Indiana, Pam (Jeff Osborne) Hillard of Roundhead, Ohio, Connie Wyatt of Richmond, Indiana, Mary Pegues of Richmond, Indiana, Ramona (Robert) Pegues-Ponder of Orlando, Florida, Ann Louise Blancher of Tupelo, Miss.,  Violeta (Larry) Pegues Strong of Powder Springs, Georgia, Andrew Pegues of Michigan, Michael (Jondine) Pegues of Columbus, Ohio, Jay (Amelia) Eliton of Richmond, Indiana. Mother and Father-in-law; Bobby & Terry Ford of U.C., Ohio, 2 Sister-in-laws;  Angie(Larry) LeMaster of U.C.,Ohio, Robin (Zeke) Simunouic of Sarasota, Florida, Brother-in-law; Matt (Emily) Ford of Apollo Beach, Florida. Several Nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles also survive.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, and Terry Hillard who helped raise him.

  Visitation for Rickey will be from 4-8 P.M. Sunday Feb. 6, 2012 at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Road Union City, Indiana. GRAVESIDE SERVICES will be held at 11:00 AM Monday Feb. 6, 2012 at Earlham Cemetery, 1101 National Road W., Richmond, IN  47374 with Rev. Susan Deverall officiating. 

  Memorial contributions may be made to the Richmond Boys and Girls Club with envelopes at the Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com.

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Kelly (Feitshans) Fourman
   Posted Fri February 03, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss! There are no words that I can express that will make it easier for you. Just know that I will be thinking and praying for you and your family.


Jim Scotten
   Posted Sat February 04, 2012
I am sorry for your loss. I have worked with Rickey at the Dairy his 14 years. He will be missed!!! My thoughts and prayers are with his family in this difficult time.

deanna riley
   Posted Sat February 04, 2012
pam , mary , barb, an connie,
im am so sorry for your loss , ricky will live forever in our hearts . my thoughts an prayers are with you all an the whole family, if there is anything i can do for you all just let me know , an may god bless all of you an be bye your side in your troubled times.

   Posted Sat February 04, 2012
Ill miss your smile and the toot of your horn when you drove by!
I pray your at peace.

debra goodwin
   Posted Sun February 05, 2012
words can never express the hurt of your loss! i''ll always remember the happy little boy who played with my children. i;m praying for each of you and may God be with all of you in your time of need. Brian this is from my son he said to tell you he is sorry he can;t be there for you during your time of grief he knows you would of been there for him ! it will be 18months before he will be home,however feel free to write him call mom for the address you''ll always be my best friend. you and your family will always be in my prayers! much respect Debbie and Billy

Michelle McCown-Luster
   Posted Sun February 05, 2012
RIP Rickey seems so weird you just added me to friends list on FB and now your gone... U will be missed forever... My prayers to his family... Mary as we all grew up together I know the feeling of losing a love one so young in life if you need me Im here...May God Bless you all

Racquel Allen
   Posted Mon February 06, 2012
Nikki, Tyler, Matt, Alexis, Keaton, Mary, and family. We the family of Ty'Mere Eliton would like give our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. Cherish the many memories that you had with Rickey. God will give you strength! May God Bless you all.

Allen & Ferguson Family

Tina S
   Posted Tue February 07, 2012
I was so sorry to hear about Rickey, we were kids together, my first real boyfriend, lol. He used lived right around the corner from my Grandma Hattie Satterfield on North 8th st. Mary and I remained friends for years after. Just know that I am praying for his family and the children. I pray for the peace of GOD, in Jesus Name. God bless you always!

Diane Herron
   Posted Mon February 13, 2012
Barbara and Pam,

My deepest sympathies in the loss of your dear brother. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

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