Ricky Lee Thompson, Sr., age 61, of W. Jamestown Rd., W. Salem Twp., passed away Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016 in his residence.  

Mr. Thompson was born in Greenville on June 7, 1955 to Frederick LeRoy Miller, Sr. and Thelma (Bankston) Miller.  He had attended Reynolds High School and was a graduate of the New Castle School of Trades.  

Ricky Lee was employed as a welder for twenty-five years at the former Trinity Industries.  He was a longtime member of Fraternal Order Of Eagles Lodge #805 and he was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Most of all, Ricky Lee loved his family and especially enjoyed the time he spent with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  

On February 22, 1974 he married the former Mary L. Gehr, she survives at home.  Also surviving is a daughter, Tammy Liska of Greenville, two sons, Christopher Thompson and his fiancé Allison Shaw of Greenville, and Ricky Lee Thompson, Jr. of Greenville, two sisters, Celeste Liberato and her husband Angelo of The Villages, FL, and Angie Titus and her husband Ed of Greenville, a brother, Frederick LeRoy Miller, Jr. and his wife Lori of Greenville, seven grandchildren, Ashley Thompson, Christina Lewis, Crystan Liska, Jacob Liska, Natalie Thompson, Sam Liska, and AlyssaLiska, four great-grandchildren, Colton Wilkerson, Connor Wilkerson, Carter Uber, and Kinsley Knight, and his step grandmother, Jean Bankston.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son-in-law, Christopher Liska.

Cremation was chosen and there will be no public services.  Arrangements are under the direction of Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, PA.



  1. Terry Uhrin Terry Uhrin
    July 27, 2016    

    Mary & family, So sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy.

  2. Mary Beth (McGonagle) Smith Mary Beth (McGonagle) Smith
    July 27, 2016    

    You all have my deepest sympathy.

  3. Mary Calladine Mary Calladine
    July 27, 2016    

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Jason A. Mills Jason A. Mills
    July 27, 2016    

    Prayers and Love send your way for you and your entire family, Love always your cousin, Jason Mills & Jerry Matteucci

  5. Shirley Lewis Shirley Lewis
    July 27, 2016    

    Mary and family , I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Deepest sympathy .

  6. Vicki Jewell & Larry Reed Vicki Jewell & Larry Reed
    July 28, 2016    

    So sorry for your loss Mary. I couldn’t believe it. You guys just went by & he waved. Rick was a great guy.

  7. Glenna Wickline Hyde Glenna Wickline Hyde
    July 28, 2016    

    My deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. Take it one day at a time, it is hard but you can get on with your life. Memories are a treasure, hold them close to you always.

  8. Leah Olson Leah Olson
    July 28, 2016    

    Mary and family, we are so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. Love you guys.

  9. Leah Olson & Matt Rimer Leah Olson & Matt Rimer
    July 28, 2016    

    Mary and family, we are so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed. Love you guys.

  10. Lester & Barbara Pfaff Lester & Barbara Pfaff
    July 28, 2016    

    Angie, Celeste, Mary and family. so sorry in the loss of Rick. Prayers and sympathy to everyone.

  11. Jason Beaker Williamson Jason Beaker Williamson
    July 29, 2016    

    Im so sorry for youre Loss you all have my sympathy you and youre family are in my prayers God Bless you all And May God Bless Ricks soul

  12. Anonymous Anonymous
    August 2, 2016    

    Dearest Mary an family, So sorry for your loss I didn’t know him but I do know his daughter Tammy an she one hell of a kid. He had to be a strong guy an loved by lots. Keep all the memories strong an Ricky will be with you all always. That bright shiny star you see his Ricky winking at ya”ll. Again so sorry but stay strong Love Fran

  13. Dan & Cindy & family Dan & Cindy & family
    August 5, 2016    

    Mary and family, are hearts are saddened over the loss of Rick. There were alot of great memories over the years. he will be missed. Words really can’t say enough at a time like this. Keep your family close and your love for Rick will never leave your heart.

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