Life Story / Obituary
Ricky Lee Phifer, age 56, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 21, 2019, at The Villa at Lincoln Park following a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Racine, June 22, 1963, the eighth child of the late Willie and Alvie (Nee: High) Phifer. Ricky attended Washington Park High School and enjoyed playing on the basketball team.
He had been employed at Waxdale for a number of years. Ricky was a sports enthusiast and enjoyed basketball, football and wrestling. Above all he treasured time spent with his family. He will be dearly missed.
Surviving are his siblings, Larry Phifer, Eric Phifer (Rachel), Harold (Stacy) Phifer, Barbara (Dyland) Weather, Charles (Sharon) Phifer; nieces, and nephews; other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis, and his sister, Victoria.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday, December 6, 2019, 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. Funeral services will follow at 12:00 P.M. with Reverend Terry Howell officiating . Interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank the staff at The Villa at Lincoln Park for their loving and compassionate care.