In Memory of



Obituary for Richard Wilson

Richard “Ricky” Blain Wilson, 61 of Erie, passed away surrounded by family on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital.

He was born in Mansfield, OH on September 17, 1958, son of the late Richard “Dick” and Marsha Wilson.

Ricky was one of the original members of the Lower East Side Federation. He was a legend in his own time. He was a body building, arm wrestling, and motorcycle enthusiast. Family and friends meant everything to him.

In Addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Teddy, Timbo, and Shawn Wilson.

Ricky is survived by his brother James (Heather), John (Kristy), Dusty, and Joseph Wilson, a sister Frankie (Robert) McLaurin, all of Erie, an aunt Kay Lynn Neff of Westover, PA, many nieces and nephews, and a best friend, Donald “Donnie” Plonski.

Friends may call on Saturday at the Kloecker Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc from 6 pm until 8 pm. Send condolences to

Burial will be private.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of the funeral home.