September 5, 1989 ~ November 13, 2022

Born in: Anderson, IN
Resided in: Anderson, IN

Ryan Keith Rickard, age 33, of Anderson, passed away unexpectedly on November 13, 2022. He was born on September 5, 1989, to Bryan Rickard and Jaona Burk.

Ryan was truly on his way to a better life and had been striving successfully to becoming a good father and living the life he wanted to live. He was compassionate, had a concern for others and their well-being, and gave the best hugs to those he cared about. Ryan was a creative person who enjoyed art, fishing, and sports. He worked at Mofab and Midwest Signs and was sincerely and eternally grateful for their caring support for him.

Ryan made the decision to accept Jesus Christ early on, and walked closely with the Lord, even though his daily struggles were fierce for many years. His faith was extremely important to him. He is now confidently walking with his Lord and Savior and at peace.

Ryan is survived by his precious son Easton Owen Keith Rickard and his mother Maressa Lee; mother Jaona Burk (Curtis); sister Paige Baiano (Joe); grandma Anonda (Tony); many close friends; also, Kayliana, who he loved like his own daughter; niece and nephews Ellie, Isaac, and Aiden; Aunts and Uncles Linda Stevens, Dean Bardonner (Mary), Kaye Blackford, Randy Wheeldon, Rex Wheeldon (Angela), Gene Bardonner, Vicki Delphia (Alan), Jack Rickard (Kitty), Rick Rickard, and Travis Bardonner (Bethany); several cousins, and many close friends.

He is preceded in death by his dad Bryan Rickard, grandmother Jaona Bardonner, grandpa Wayne Bardonner, grandparents Jack and Sue Rickard, Aunt Judy Bardonner, and Aunt Teresa Watson.

A visitation will be held on Friday November 18, 2022, from 930am to 1130am at Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson with a funeral service beginning at 1130am. Burial will take place at Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery.


Visitation: November 18, 2022 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

Funeral Service: November 18, 2022 11:30 am

Legacy - Anderson
504 W. Ninth St.
Anderson, IN 46016

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. My heart is breaking at the thought of not hearing from you anymore. I love you Ryan Keith and I look forward to the next time I see you again. My prayers go out to Easton and Ryan’s mom!

    You will forever be missed Ryan Keith!

  3. R.I.P I can’t believe your gone! You had a heart of gold and great friend!!! You will forever be in my heart! I love you

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