Ricky E. Elliott, 63, of Findlay, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Bridge Hospice Care Center with his loving family by his side. He was born on November 28, 1954 in Lima, Ohio to the late David C. and Donna M. (Schwab) Elliott.
Rick retired after 20 years of service from the City of Findlay. He enjoyed going to the Smoky Mountains, fishing, casinos and telling jokes. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 698 of Findlay. Rick loved his family and grandchildren and spending time with them, making lasting memories.
Rick is survived by his fiancé, Julie Neuleib; daughter, Heather (Karl) Uhde of Amarillo, Texas; three grandchildren, Aryin Foust, Tanner Foust and Reagan Rose; sisters, Pamela Clevenger and Sandra (Daniel) VanWormer, both of Findlay; step-sister, Laura Patterson of Findlay; and step-brother, Steven Oman of Findlay; and his ex-wife, Wilma Elliott of Findlay. He is also survived by Matthew Foust, his “partner in crime”. In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by a sister, Victoria Garmatter; brothers, David (Tim) Elliott, Jeffrey Elliott and Randy (George) Elliott; step-father, Jacob Oman; paternal grandfather, John Elliott; and maternal grandmother, Frances Swankhouse.
Friends and family may visit on Monday, March 5, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A time of visitation will be held one hour prior (11-12 p.m.) to service. A funeral service will follow at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 6 at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Carmen Cemetery, Gomer, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, the family request that you make a donation to the Make-A-Wish Ohio Foundation, 2545 Farmers Drive, Suite 300, Columbus, Ohio 43235.