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Evan Rickey

PRINCETON — Evan Lee Rickey, 30, of Princeton passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at his home.

He was born Nov. 13, 1982, in Spring Valley to Brad and Julie (Griffin) Rickey. He graduated from Princeton High School in 2001. He previously worked for L.W. Schneider.

He attended the Henry Apostolic Tabernacle. He was recently studying electronics repair, he was into music, concerts and festivals, and was an avid sports fan, especially the Cubs and Bulls.

Evan is survived by his mother, Julie Griffin of Princeton; his father, Brad (Paula) Rickey of Henry; and his siblings, Elizabeth (Beau) Cox of Elmwood, Corey (Amy) Rickey of LaSalle, Meredith (David) Barajas of Henry, Tara (Sam) Thompson of Princeton and Shane Rickey of Henry. Also surviving is his special friend, Jen Matthews of Princeton; his grandparents, Don and Mary Rickey of Henry; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; and 11 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Don and Betty Griffin; three uncles Todd, Mike and Paul Griffin; two cousins; and all of his great-grandparents.

Services will be at noon Tuesday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with Pastor David Barajas officiating. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery, Princeton.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family for charitable disbursement.

Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

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