Monday, November 26th, 2012
Rickey E. Isbell, 45, St. Marys, died at 3:05 a.m. Nov. 21, 2012, in the emergency room at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born May 4, 1967, in Auburn, Ind., to Douglas and Mary Vanwarner Isbell. His father, Douglas (Christine) Isbell of Churubusco, Ind., and his mother, Mary (James) Geiger of Fort Wayne, Ind., survive. On Dec. 7, 1999, he married Leanna Frese, who survives.
Also surviving are four children, Hailey Isbell and Sir Isaac Isbell, both of St. Marys, Nathashia Newcomb, Bryan, and Nicole Isbell, Kendallville, Ind.; siblings, Douglas Isbell Jr., St. Marys, Joe of Indiana, Tammy Isbell, Antwerp, Ejecta Isbell, Carrie Sprague, Michael Millage, Jamie Geiger and Stacy Geiger, all of Fort Wayne, and Holly Millage, Churubusco; and 20 grandchildren.
He attended Grace United Methodist Church, St. Marys.
Services are 2 p.m. Thursday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. David Williams officiating.
Calling is after noon Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.