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4165 East Allison Rd.
Mooresville, IN
Phone: (317) 831-0200
Fax: (317) 831-0204

Richard "Ricky" Francis

Friday, August 14th, 1992 Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

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Obituary for Richard "Ricky" Lee Francis II

Richard "Ricky" Lee Francis II, 26, of Mooresville, passed away on February 3, 2019. Ricky was born August 14, 1992 in Indianapolis. Ricky is the son of Richard "Rick" Francis and Laura Ann (Payton) Francis. Ricky married his wife, Lisa (Clunie) Francis, on June 9, 2018. Ricky graduated from Mooresville High School in 2011 and earned his Bachelor's Degree from Purdue in 2015 where he was also commissioned from the ROTC Program.

Ricky is survived by his loving wife, Lisa Francis, of Mooresville, and loving family: Rick (father) and Laura (mother) Francis, Landon Francis (brother) and Payton Francis (brother) of Camby, and Sonny Payton (maternal grandfather) of Martinsville; in-laws, Larry and Luanne Clunie of Clayton; a brother-in-law, Teddy Clunie of Lebanon, and loved by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Mylo and Shirley Francis.

Ricky was an Assessment Worker for the Morgan County Department of Child Services and a 1st Lieutenant and Executive Officer of Alpha Company, 1st Battalion 151st Regiment Indiana National Guard in Linton, IN. He lived in Mooresville his whole life. Ricky loved playing, watching, and coaching baseball. He dedicated many summers to the Mooresville Little League baseball fields. Baseball season was his favorite time of the year. He was a Phillies fan. Ricky was a big Purdue fan. He loved watching and attending Purdue football and basketball games. Ricky was a one of a kind husband, son, brother, and friend.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, February 7th and 10-11 a.m. on Friday, February 8th at Jones Crossing Banquet Center, next door to Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. Chaplain Adam Ahern and Pastor Chase Lyday will officiate Ricky's celebration of life service at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 8th at Jones Crossing Banquet Center.

Please consider donating in Ricky's memory to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention- Indiana Chapter, 14350 Mundy Drive, Suite 800-199, Noblesville, IN 46060.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana
    Friday, February 8th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Friday, February 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Jones Crossing Banquet Center
    4161 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, Indiana
    Friday, February 8th, 2019
    Chaplain Adam Ahern
    Pastor Chase Lyday

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My heart was caught when I read of the loss of your son Ricky and I wanted to send my warmest condolences to the family. To lose a child, a part of you, can bring such overwhelming grief but Jesus give us loving assurance at John 5:28,29 that you will have him in your life once again without the pain we see today. Until God’s promises come true may every good thought, every memory of the love you felt, flood and overtake you with calm and peace to help you through the dark moments. Please go to for more encouraging scriptures and videos to help heal your broken heart 💔
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Ray Lundy

Ricky, I. enjoyed coaching you in little league. You will be missed! Our prayers are with your family. Ray Lundy
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Chad & Kelsee Moore

Lisa, may the Lord bring you comfort today, Ricky was an incredible friend to Chad. I pray for you daily, we love you & your family very much.
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With deepest sympathy, all my love,
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