Joseph D. "Joe" Rick, 61, of Manheim, Pa., formerly of Ephrata, Pa., passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013 at his residence. He was the husband of Karen L. (Shilobod) Rick and companion of Christine Whitsel.
Joe is also survived by three sons: Joseph D. Rick II, husband of Angela L. Rick, of Lancaster, Pa., Andrew V. Rick, husband of Maria L. Rick, of Berwyn, Pa., and Christopher J. Rick, of Manheim, Pa.; eight grandchildren: Justin, Joseph, Zachary, Anthony, Andrew, Tyler, Joshua, Julia, and Isabella; five brothers and seven sisters.
Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Charles A. and Irene N. (LeGay) Rick, three brothers, and one sister.
Joe was born in Pottstown, Pa. and was a 1971 graduate of Sun Valley High School in Aston, Pa. He was an active member of A.A. in Lancaster County and owned and operated Fab-Rick Industries in Ephrata.
Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 167 E. Main St., Ephrata, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Henry E. Herbener officiating. Friends will be received before the service from 10 to 11 a.m. The place of interment will be Cedar Hill Cemetery, Ephrata, Pa.
Memorial donations in Joe's honor may be made to Lancaster Central Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous 630 Janet Ave Lancaster, Pa 17601.
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