Ricky Lee Swisher, 54, of Shipman, died at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, at Saint Louis University Hospital.
He was born in Carlinville, Ill., on Nov. 26, 1961, to the late Dale A. and Edith L. (Wagenblast) Swisher. His mother survives and resides in Shipman.
Ricky was a carpenter for Pasley Custom Homes for 18 years.
Besides his mother, he is survived by two brothers and one sister-in-law; Rodney Swisher of Shipman, and Dale and Michelle Swisher of Shipman; two nephews, Nathan and Jonathan Swisher; one niece; Raina Swisher; one cousin Kevin Swisher; two uncles and aunts, Raymond and Lois Wagenblast; and Walter and Kathey Wagenblast.
He was preceded in death by his father; one sister, Deborah Swisher; one uncle, Donald Swisher Sr.; and one cousin, Donald Swisher Jr.
Graveside services will be held at Shipman Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Targhetta & Wooldridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.