Ross E. Rickerson

Ross E. Rickerson, 50, of 45 Broadhead Ave., passed away at 10:23 a.m. Friday (Aug. 16, 2013), in WCA Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer.

A lifelong area resident, he was born Oct. 6, 1962 in Jamestown, N.Y., a son of the late Neal S. Rickerson and the late Katherine Hornberg Rickerson.

In previous years, he had worked as a die caster for the Premium Tool and Die Company for several years.

He will be remembered as one who loved being a father and would do anything for his children.

Surviving are his children: Cassandra Rickerson and Nicholas Rickerson, a brother, Neal Rickerson, his stepmother, Beverly Rickerson, and his caregiver Lori Rickerson, all of Jamestown.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Timothy Phelps, chaplain of Hospice Chautauqua County, will officiate.

Friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. Monday in the funeral home.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Ross at www.lindfuneralhome.com.