GARDINER - Ricky Paul Lagasse, 56, passed on June 6, 2014, at his home. He was born Aug. 28, 1958, in Auburn, a son of Richard and Nancy White Lagasse.
Ricky was raised in Lewiston, moved to Massachusetts and later relocated back to Maine in 1980. He graduated from Edward Little High School, class of 1975. Ricky was a hardworking man until his ill health. He was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone who was having a tough time. You would have to look long and hard to find a good soul such as his.
Ricky enjoyed spending time listening to his music, watching movies, being with family and friends, taking walks with Kelly and her dog, Bella, and playing Poker.
Ricky leaves behind his beloved sisters, Kelly Lagasse, and Kim and her husband, Larry Gross; his son, Christopher Lagasse; his special cats, Yoda, Queenie and Daisy; his nieces and nephews, Haley and Megan Gross, Sara Pratt, Brett Ellis, Megan Randel, Brenden and Brenna Brashier, and Joshua Brashier and girlfriend Brittany Randall; and his friends Art and April Tillson and family, Paul Jarzombek, Dee Holmes, Lee Hunter, Sheri Duington and Joshua Henderson and his family, and Randy Pushard. He also leaves behind many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was predeceased by Nancy and Herbie Perry, Joe Perry, Billy Lagasse and Robert Lagasse, Natlie and Ernest White; and several uncles and aunts.
Services will be announced.
Arrangements are under the care of Staples Funeral Home, 53 Brunswick Ave., Gardiner.