Nicholas Ryan Ricker died April 8, 2016 at the age of 28. He was born Feb. 29, 1988 in Santa Maria to Allan and Doreen Rosasco.
He worked as a ranch hand, high country packer, and a cattleman.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, training cattle dogs, braid leather, mechanics and tinkering.
He is survived by his wife, Rachel Barnett Ricker of Ahwahnee; his parents, also of Ahwahnee; his grandmother Rose of Bakersfield; his siblings Jeremy Quintana and wife Cindy of Coarsegold, and Blake, Sam, Ellen, and Irene of Ahwahnee; and one niece and nephew.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.