Richard "Ricky" Jon-Robert Wilke

September 6, 1991 ~ June 20, 2018 (age 26)

Richard Jon-Robert Wilke (Ricky), 26, of Jacksonville passed away on June 20, 2018.  He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on September 6, 1991 to Marilyn & Dallas Wilke.  Ricky had been a sales manager most of his life and was on his way to pursue a new job when our Lord called him home in a fatal car accident. He was a singer, writer and produced his own videos.  Music was his passion.  He was hoping one day to be discovered for his talents, and to do music full-time.  He is singing in Heaven now.  He loved spending time with his son, “Little Ricky”.  Survivors include his son, Little Ricky, his mother Marilyn Wilke, father, Dallas Wilke, brothers and sisters: Tracy Denmark, Michael Wilke, Chris Taylor, Carrie Robinson (Richard), Trisha Wilke, Dannielle McDonough, Angel Wilke, and brother, Sam Wilke. Memorial services will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at Hope for Life Baptist Church, 7725 Ramona Blvd, West, Jacksonville with Pastor Billy Bray officiating.  The Wilke family will receive family and friends after the service at their home.  Arrangements by Giddens-Reed Funeral Home, Baldwin, FL, 904-266-2337 (

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