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Andy Lance Ricker

07/23/1962 - 03/19/2021

Obituary for Andy Lance Ricker

Andy Lance Ricker, 58, of Smithton, MO passed away Friday, March 19, 2021, at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. He was born on July 23, 1962, in Kansas City, MO the son of Feaster L. Ricker and Patsy R. (Banner) Ricker, who preceded him in death.

Andy worked at Load King in Sedalia as a Shop Supervisor for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, riding four wheelers, boating, hunting. Andy especially loved spending time with his family and friends, grilling and telling long "truthful" stories.

Survivors include four children, Anna Gilio of Sedalia, Ryan Gilio of Smithton, Alex Gilio (Ashley) of Knob Noster, and Daniel Dietzman of Bunceton, MO; four siblings, Michael Ricker (Linda), Sherry Roberts (Terry), Randy Ricker (Susie), and Sandy Wilson all of Sedalia; eleven grandchildren; and his faithful furry four legged companion "Buddy".

A private family Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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So, so very sorry for your loss, lots and lots of gentle hugs and a bunch of prayers coming your way to each and everyone of you, may time help to heal you broken hearts. And always remember, he stays in your hearts forever, love you all
- Josie Scribner

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