PARMA - Rickey Gene Blocker, 57, formerly of St. Louis, died Jan. 3, 2004, at his home.
Born Oct. 15, 1946, in St. Louis, son of Virginia Sexton Blocker and the late Lloyd Blocker, he retired from the Pacesetter Corporation Sales Department in St. Louis. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and moved to Parma one year ago.
His mother and other relatives survive.
The Missouri Military Honor Guard of Jefferson Barracks will conduct graveside military rites at 1:15 p.m. Friday at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Parma is in charge of arrangements.