Rickie Lee Coleman

Published On: May 28 2013 03:18:41 PM CDT

Rickie Lee Coleman, age 28, passed away of natural causes on Saturday May 25th 2013.

He was born to Jonathan Coleman and Cynthia Jackson on May 2, 1985. He was a friend, brother, son, uncle, and a grandson and was loved by all he knew. He loved playing music; he could play any instrument and play them all well. He was first chair in the East High school band, the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra (WYSO), as well as the Marine Corps band. Rickie loved to ride and work on his motorcycle, and enjoyed taking trips on it to Devils Lake State Park. He was a great friend, the friends he made he had for life. He proudly devoted four years of his life to the Marine Corps and was stationed in New Orleans where he truly loved being in a city that embraced music and musicians.

Rickie is survived by his grandmother Judy; father Jonathan; brothers David and Julius; sisters Annette and Tracy; Uncles Stephen and Tim; niece Alaina Coleman and his mother Cynthia Jackson. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Ted Coleman.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013 at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Avenue, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with military honors at 7:00 p.m.