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Ricky E. Dye, Jr.

Ricky Dye, Jr.Ricky E. Dye, Jr., 41, of 21 Pattersonville Road, Ringtown, passed away Saturday, March 9 as a result of injuries suffered in an accident at his residence.

Born in Pottsville on July 20, 1971 he is the son of Ricky E. Dye, Sr. of Shenandoah and the late Janice (Catherman) Rydzy.

He was last employed for U.S. Express as a truck driver.  Earlier he worked as a self-employed contractor.

Ricky was an assistant Boy Scout Master for the Ringtown Boy Scouts.  He was active in his sons’ sporting activities and also enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting with his family.

Surviving are his wife to whom he was married 20 years, the former Crystal A. Rydzy; three sons, Richard Dye and his wife Teela parents of grandson, Remington Dye all of Virginia Beach, VA, Bradley Dye of Ringtown and Dale Dye at home; his father-in-law, William “Bill” Rydzy with whom he resided in Ringtown; a sister, Carol Meyer of Pottsville; and his maternal grandmother, Dorothy Catherman of Pine Grove; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Religious services will be held Wednesday evening at 7:30 PM at Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah.  Rev. Msgr. Ronald C. Bocian will officiate.  Interment will be private at the convenience of the family in Our Lady of Dawn Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights.

Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.

Ricky E. Dye, Jr. Has 4 Condolences Posted:

  1. tom stauffer says:

    ricky was a great friend and i will never forget him. i cant even imagine what your going through….if u ever need anything call me anytime.i’m so sorry..so sorry…….love u guys

  2. Lori Van Pelt says:

    Crystal and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers every day. There are no words to express how much I will miss Ricky, he was a big part of our rehab family. He will be in our hearts forever. I hope you find comfort in his memories, there has to be some very wonderful times to share as the days go on…our Love is with you!

  3. Robert Bodnar (bib says:

    Ricky was a great friend and if u needed a hand with anything he was always there and loved his family.Crystal take care sorry I can’t. Make it to the funeral. home but I have to work in NJ. Take care keep in touch BiB

  4. Walter Barlow says:

    Crystal and family, my deepest sympathy goes out to each and every one of you. Rest assured there is a new guardian angle looking after you all from the heaven above and may god give you comfort and strength at his difficult time.