Ricky LaFountain

Obituary of Ricky A. LaFountain

Ricky Alan LaFountain, 58, of Grove Road, AuSable Forks passed away December 18, 2021 at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany from complications from surgery. His wife and family were by his side. He was born December 17, 1963 to Norman and Kathryn (Mussen) LaFountain. Ricky retired from Whiteface Mountain where he put in 36 years. During those 36 years he worked as Memorial Highway supervisor, Whiteface ski lift operator, and snow making supervisor on the night shift. He worked hard, loved to go fishing, collecting baseball cards, and loved his family & friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Tricia (Ward) LaFountain; father, Norman LaFountain; sister, Wanda (LaFountain) Boyce; brothers, Skip LaFountain and Mark LaFountain; 6 nieces and nephews; 10 great nieces & nephews; father and mother-in-law, Dennis and Susan Ward; and his pet rabbit Abz. He was predeceased by his mother, Kathryn LaFountain; his grandmother-in-law, Virginia Sheffield; and brother-in-law, James Boyce. There will be no calling hours. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.
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