Date of Death: May 9, 2021

Service Details

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Destiny Church, 58385 Kerr Creek Rd., Three Rivers with Pastor Jerry Solis officiating. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the service.

Obituary Notice

Richard “Ricky” James Paffhausen, 41, of Three Rivers, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2021.

He was born August 23, 1979 in Kalamazoo to Ricky Paffhausen and Carol Sue Keller.

Ricky received a GED from Three Rivers High School and worked at Aquatic for 18 years; most recently he was employed in landscaping. He had two dogs, Sid and Bella, and enjoyed camping.

He was married to Hannah Salisbury, but they later divorced.

Ricky is survived by his sisters, Shelley Yates and Audra Sweet; nephews, Nehemiah and Benjamin Sweet, Damian and Lane Esarey; niece, Mila Sweet; aunts, Judy (Richard) Rhodes, Judy (David) Crouse, Sarah Mercer, Jane Wagner; uncle, Arthur (Connie) Keller; several great aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Henry and Viola Keller and James and Audrey Paffhausen.

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  1. My condolences. One of my best friends back in the Riverside days. I’ll always remember watching wrestling with him and hanging out. Rest in Peace Ricky.

  2. Hope you shine bright my friend. I’ll miss you. Thoughts and prayers to all Rick’s family. From growing up at riverside to the present rock always had my back he had a big heart no matter his faults. Love you man. Save me a spot.

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