SWANTONRicky A. Rushlow, age 59, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October 14, 2018.

He was born on July 2, 1959 the son of the late Kenneth Rushlow and Shirley (Ouimette) Rushlow.

Ricky attended school in Swanton and was a graduate of MVU, Class of 1977. Ricky was employed by Vermont Precision Tools. He was an avid hunter, traveling to different states to tag a buck. He also enjoyed fishing…hunting was his true passion.   He played softball on the North Country Bait and Tackle league with his brother John, Justin joined the team at the age of 16. Ricky was a very private man…never the center of attention. Willing to help those that needed it without expecting anything in return. He loved to spend time with his family and with the granddogs.

Ricky is survived by his son, Justin Rushlow and his wife, Katie, brother John Rushlow and his wife, Patty, brother in law Bob Pike, Uncle Richard Rushlow and his wife Elaine, Aunt Ethel Chapple, niece Carissa Rushlow and nephew Bobby Pike.

Ricky was predeceased by his parents, and his sister Penny Pike and his Aunt Anna Leroux.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Avenue, Swanton.

Interment will take place privately at St. Mary Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

For those who wish, contributions in Ricky’s memory can be made to Junior Olympic Archery Development, c/o Pelkey Archery, 275 Nason Street, Saint Albans, Vt. 05478.

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