RICKY A. WILSON ROCKFORD - Ricky A. Wilson, of Rockford departed this earthly life Saturday, August 3, 2013, after a long illness. He was born July 9, 1958, in Rockford; the son of Aaron Sr. and Ermma Wilson. He was employed as a building manager. Ricky was a former member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church where he served in the male chorus. He also played the drums at a local church. Ricky leaves to cherish many loving memories, his mother, Ermma Pope; three sisters, Karen Wilson, Sharee Fluker and Chrissy Johnson; brother, Bruce Wilson; step brothers, James (Chris) Flint and James D. Pope; step sister, Veronica Wells; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. He was predeceased by his father; step father, James R. Pope; sister, Belinda Wilson; brother, Aaron Wilson Jr.; and brother-in-law, Elder DeArthur Johnson Jr. Services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2013, at Bethel Baptist Church, 721 Harrison Avenue, with Pastor Kerry L. Newburn officiating. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home, 2429 W. State St.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2013