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Obituary for Ricky Alan Walton

Ricky Alan Walton, 64 of Black River Falls, passed peacefully to his heavenly home on Saturday, January 7, 2023 with his wife Lorrie at his side.

Rick was born on May 1, 1958 in Black River Falls to Arvid and Delores (Jacobson) Walton.  He graduated from Black River High School in 1976.  On June 8, 1993 he married Lorrie Albright from DuBois, WY in Las Vegas at the Little White Chapel.  The couple lived in Wyoming and California before moving to Black River Falls.

Ricky was a musician in the Catfish Walker Band where he played base guitar and sang.  The group recorded a CD, Up from the Bottom in 2002.  He also worked as a plumber, at Al Muth’s Harley Davidson Shop and for the last five years at O’Reilly’s Auto Parts in Black River Falls.

He loved music, hunting, anything Harley Davidson, NASCAR, Packer football, taking his son Jesse to ice racing and dirt bike racing and anything with an engine.

Ricky is survived by his wife Lorrie; son Jesse of Fond du Lac; sister Susan (Keith) Husby of Plymouth, MN; nephew Christopher (Lucelia) Husby; niece Megan Husby; a great nephew Parker; and great niece Olivia, all of Minnesota.  He is also survived by his sisters and brothers-in-law: Harold Albright, Donna Kelsey, Rhonda Hernandez, Gail Bell, Donnie Albright and Leslie Pacheco, all of Wyoming and Jodi Arthun of Montana.  He leaves many caring cousins, especially his cousin/friend Rocky Walton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvid and Delores and his in-laws Don and Marilyn Albright.

A celebration of life will be held in May.