Erik Matthew Rickenbacher

1990 - 2020

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Erik Matthew Rickenbacher, 30 of Richwood passed away at his residence on Monday, October 5, 2020. He was born on July 27, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio to Kevin and Kelly (Clingerman) Rickenbacher, his parents survive in Kenton. Also surviving are a sister, Jordan (Jack) Draper of Logan, UT; paternal grandparents, Paul and Nancy Rickenbacher of Kenton; several aunts, uncles, cousins (including special cousin Jeffrey Hites) and his girlfriend and her daughter Heather Tanner-Winegarder and Lyric. He was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Cletus and Maxine Clingerman. Erik was a 2008 graduate of Marysville High School and worked for Hensel Ready Mix. He enjoyed music, playing guitar, golfing and spending time at Indian Lake with his family and friends. He also leaves behind his dog, Klaus. Erik will be remembered for his great sense of humor and huge heart; he could always make anyone feel better (even when they were down). Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Saturday, October 10, 2020 at SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with Pastor David Holbrook officiating. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm Friday, October 9, 2020 at the funeral home. Donations can be directed to the Humane Society of Hardin County or to the Hardin County Golf Foundation and online condolences can be shared with the family by visiting stoutcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Friday, October 9th 2020 2:00-4:00PM & 6:00-8:00PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Saturday, October 10th 2020 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    [Map]

  • Contributions:

    Hardin County Humane Society -
    PO Box 108
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

    Hardin County Golf Foundation

    611 N. High St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

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To : The Rickenbacher family
Date :Tuesday, October 6th 2020
From : Vickie Nelson Warmbrod
We were so sorry to hear of Eric’s death.
May you find peace & comfort in the following days..
Nancy & Paul you are in our thoughts & prayers ..



To : The family
Date :Tuesday, October 6th 2020
From : Anita Howard
So sorry for your loss prayers to you all



To : The Family
Date :Tuesday, October 6th 2020
From : Patty Pleasant and Gary Derr
Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son. We are so saddened to hear of this news. We hold you safe in our hearts at this time of sadness.

Patty and Gary



To : Erik's' Family
Date :Tuesday, October 6th 2020
From : Hiller Family
So sorry to read of Erik's passing. Please accept our condolences and know you're in our thoughts at this difficult time. With Sympathy, Steve, Cheryl, Tina and Ty Hiller



To : The Rickenbacher Family
Date :Wednesday, October 7th 2020
From : Tom Linda Cahill
Kevin & Kelly:
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy for the passing of your son. Also know that you and your entire family are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.
Respectfully,
Tom & Linda Cahill



To : Kevin Kelly Jordan
Date :Wednesday, October 7th 2020
From : Nichole Piper
I’m so incredibly saddened to hear about Erik. He was a good person and you were fabulous parents. You will remain in my thoughts and I will be praying for peace and comfort for your family.



To : Kevin and Kelly
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Casey and Jaquelin Wuethrich
We are so very sorry for your loss. We have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.



To : Kevin and Kelly
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : The Nimmo's
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.



To : Rickenbacher family
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : John Robin Kreuz
We are very sad to hear about Erik. We will have your family in our thoughts and prayers. God bless all of you.



To : The Rickenbacher Family
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Linda and TC Jones
Wishing you strength and comfort through this difficult time. We are very sorry for your loss.





To : The Rickenbacher Family
Date :Thursday, October 8th 2020
From : Linda and TC Jones
Wishing you strength and comfort through this difficult time. We are very sorry for your loss.





To : Jordan
Date :Friday, October 9th 2020
From : Susan Andersen
How hard to lose your brother. May you be greatly comforted. Love you.



To : The Rickenbacher Family
Date :Friday, October 9th 2020
From : Linda and TC Jones
Wishing you strength and comfort through this difficult time. We are very sorry for your loss.





To : Kevin and Kelly Rickenbacher and family
Date :Friday, October 9th 2020
From : Rich and Jacki Hastings
There are no words to express how very sorry we are for the loss of your Erik. Our prayers and love are with you.



To : Kevin Rickenbacher 136
Date :Friday, October 9th 2020
From : Hillary McClish 172
Kevin, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I hope you know you have many people thinking of you in this time of grief. I am at a loss for words and I can’t imagine the grief you are experiencing with your family.





To : The Rickenbacher Family
Date :Saturday, October 10th 2020
From : The Stiffler Family
Our hearts are broken for you, dear friends! May the love and support of all your family and friends surround you today and always!



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