Ricky A. Francoeur, 62 of Markle passed away on Monday, July 27, 2020, at his residence. Ricky worked in fabrication and body work for many years. He was a volunteer firefighter, EMT and first responder. He was a member of the Awakening Church and served running the camera on the AV team, and past member and past president of the Andrews Lions Club. Ricky was an avid gardener and loved spending time with his family.

He was born on May 30, 1958 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, the son of the late Edward R. and Theresa A. (Fontaine) Francoeur.

He was united in marriage to Eva M. Baker on February 9, 1980 in Granby, Massachusetts. Eva survives.

Additional survivors include four sons, Matthew (Amy Quinn) Diehl of LaGrange, Andrew (Michelle Mettert) Diehl of Poneto, Ricky D. Francoeur of Markle, Steven Fournier of Lebanon, TN; a brother, Edward F. (Ellen) Francoeur of Holyoke, Mass.; a sister, Sandra (Rita Fournier) Francoeur of Lebanon, Tenn.; ten grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Paulette Francoeur.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020, from 1-3 p.m. at the Awakening Church, 235 Safari Trail, Huntington, with memorial service to be held immediately following at 3 p.m. We will be following the CDC’s guidelines for social distancing and social gathering limits.

Memorial donations are to “The Family.” Checks need to be made out to Eva Francoeur, sent in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.

To sign Ricky’s online guest registry, visit www.myersfuneralhomes.com