Rickie Lee Cartwright, 64, Danville, died in the IU Health North Hospital, Carmel, at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
Rickie was born in Judyville, Ind., on Oct. 3, 1947. He was the son of Marcella Mae (Brooks) Cartwright Pattengale of Danville and the late Paul Malcolm Cartwright.
He was raised in Attica, attending Attica High School.
Rickie served in the Indiana National Guard.
He was a member and Past Master of the Plainfield Lodge 653 F & AM and a member of the Hendricks County Antique Tractor Club.
He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
On June 15, 1968, Rickie married Sharon E. Stetler in Attica. She survives.
Rickie leaves behind his wife of 44 years and his mother, Marcella Pattengale, Danville; two sons, Rickie L. (companion Kim Wallace) Cartwright, Coatesville; Mac J. (companion Toy Childers) Cartwright, Bainbridge; a daughter, Amy Cartwright, Danville; a brother, Danny (Joy) Cartwright, Glasgow, Ky.; a sister, Donna (Jinx) Smith, Lucas, Texas; six grandchildren, Danielle Simmons, Clint and Levi Cartwright, Christopher Childers, Kyra and Chase Mundy; three great-grandchildren, Kadyn and Kayla Simmons and Rylen Cartwright.
Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Saturday, June 30 from 11 a.m. until the Masonic Memorial Service at 1 p.m.
Funeral services will immediately follow the Masonic Memorial Service with Pastor Bob Sampson officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at the Riverside Cemetery, Attica.
A gathering for friends will also be held Sunday, July 1 at the First Baptist Church, 4797 Iowa St., Clayton, from 2 p.m. until the memorial service time at 3 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.
Condolences may be sent on line to www.mausfuneralhome.com.