Richard A. Erickson, 53, of North Las Vegas formerly of Gibson City peacefully passed away June 17, 2020 at his home. Visitation will be held 5-7 pm Friday July 24, 2020 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 am Saturday July 25, 2020 at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Thomason officiating. Burial will follow at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Gibson Area Hospital Addiction and Recovery Program.
Rick was born December 16, 1966 in Gibson City, the youngest child of Donald E. and Joanne M. Benjamin Erickson. They preceded him in death. He is survived by a brother Charles (Chuck) Erickson of Bloomington and a sister Becky (Steve) Brucker of Gibson City. Rick has 4 Nephews, Ryan, (Lindsey) Brucker of Plainfield, IL, Aaron, (Libby) Brucker of Marietta, Georgia, Phillip, (Friend Debbie Latham) Brucker of Elliot, IL and Bryan, (Friend Mallory Thill) Brucker of Gibson City, IL and one Niece, Brittany, (Ryan Kemp) of Heyworth,IL Two great Nieces, Olivia and Leah Brucker, and 7 Great Nephews, Brayden Brucker, Austin Latham, Gabriel, Charlie, Liam and Cole Brucker and Rhett Kemp
Rick was a 1985 graduate of Gibson City High School. After graduation, Rick attended Nashville Auto Diesel College in Nashville, Tennessee from which he graduated in 1986 with a diploma as an Auto-Diesel Technician. Rick moved to Las Vegas in 2005 and worked for JetBlue as a Lead in Airport Operations until 2019.
JUL 25. 10:30 AM (CST)
Rosenbaum Funeral Home
925 North, IL-47 Rosenbaum Funeral Home
Gibson City, IL 60936