Rico L. Orton Born July 13, 1942, he was 71 years old when he passed away in our home. Rico went peacefully in his sleep on Friday, May 23, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. Rico, loving husband of Michele Orton, married 26 years. Also, he was a devoted and loving father, leaving behind six children, three sons, Richard, Gilbert and Joshua, and three daughters, Charlotte, Julie, and Nancy. Rico was the proud grandfather of ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also, nieces and nephews and his father, Don Orton, and two sisters, Judi and Diane, and Aunt Alene, Uncle Dick, and was loved by many, many friends. My husband Rico will be missed so much! Now, sweetheart, you hurt no more. You're now our angel, at home with the Lord, and your two children, Leo and Rosalie, your mother, Marge, your brother, Ken, and Vera. We love you always. There will be a viewing of Rico, Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jones Mortuary, 115 S. Main St., Lakeport, 263-5389. Service will be held in our backyard at our home, 6844 Hammond Ave., Upper Lake, 274-8885 on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at 1 p.m. Thank you. Peace, love and respect.
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from June 5 to June 11, 2014