FLORENCE - Ricky L. Foltz, 56, of Florence, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Oscar G. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain.
He was born Aug. 25, 1956, in Pontiac, Mich., son of Ellard Foltz of Marion, Ark., and Joyce (Wilson) Davis of Florence.
Ricky served in the United States Air Force. After being honorably discharged, he settled in New England before moving to Florence in 1988.
Ricky worked at Grede Foundry in Iron Mountain for more than 20 years, retiring in 2011. He enjoyed four-wheeling, deer hunting, taking care of his yard, gardening, bartending at JR's, and especially his cat, Fred.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one son, Kurt Taff of Florence; two step-sons, Dan and Don Heim, both of Milwaukee; one brother, Randall (Denise) Foltz of Florence; four sisters, Regina (Ronald) Minnick of Gladstone, Mich., Violet Dickinson of Big Lake, Ala., Renee (Allen) Hagood of Fairbanks, Ala., Margarette (Norberto) Garcia of Sheboygan, Wis.; numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home, Florence.
Funeral services will be 6 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. Rev. Douglas Johnson will officiate.
You may light a candle in remembrance of Ricky or leave a condolence for his family online at JacobsFuneralHomes.com
The family has chosen the Jacobs-Lundholm Funeral Home, Florence, to honor Ricky's legacy of life.