Ricky Lee Kanniard, 57, of Delaware passed away early Thursday morning, Sept. 26, 2013, at Grady Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family.
He was born June 29, 1956, in Delaware County, Ohio to Lester and Dorothy (Wycoff) Kanniard.
He attended Olentangy High School and worked the last couple of years for FedEx in West Jefferson. He was a member of the AmVets Post #102 in Delaware and he loved spending time with his family. He also enjoyed playing corn hole, darts, volleyball and cards.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife of eight years, Brenda (Slack); children, Joshua Kanniard of Ashley, Leslie Kanniard of Delaware, Hayley (Lonny Jr.) Curry of Delaware, Keith (Terrie) Kanniard of Delaware, Ginger Breece of Delaware, and Steven (Tasha) Breece of Delaware; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandson; brothers, Jeff (Kim) Kanniard of Delaware and Wayne (Linda) Kanniard of Powell. He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew Brad Kanniard.
The family will receive friends on Monday, Sept. 30, from 11 a.m. until time of celebration of life services at 1 p.m. at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 1510 W. William St., Delaware.
The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center is honored to serve the Kanniard family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family and memories may be shared by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on Sept. 27, 2013