Patrick (Ricky) Esposito, a dog trainer and resident of Oxford, NY passed away unexpectedly on March 17, 2015 at the age of 53 in his home.
Ricky is survived by his father, Patrick A. Esposito. He was predeceased by his mother Marcia Jeanette Esposito. He is also survived by his wife, Lori Esposito (née Johnson); his children, Alyssa Esposito, Devin Esposito, Evan Stickle-Esposito, Kayla Stickle-Esposito, Ty Esposito and Patrick J. Esposito. Further, he leaves behind his siblings, Robin Berry-Esposito, Robert Berry-Esposito, Michael Esposito, Joseph Esposito, and Cheryl Brown-Esposito as well as their spouses and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Ricky was born in Dover, NJ on September 26, 1961 to Patrick and Marcia Esposito. He was raised in Madison, NJ and graduated from Madison High School NJ in 1980.
Ricky was a devoted father and husband. He had many interests including drumming and supporting his wife to his fullest in building a local business. His most treasured times were those spent with his children as well as mentoring to local youth .He enjoyed and was known as a skilled and intuitive musician among his avid listeners. In his youth he was accomplished in drums even playing and recording with some well known bands yet none of that surpassed his pride in his children. He was a follower of Jesus including playing along during services. He will be deeply missed by his friends, family, and all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday March 22, 2015 at Behe Funeral Home, 21 Main St., Oxford, NY with the Reverend James Clark officiating.
Friends may call at the Behe Funeral Home on Sunday from 1-3 PM. Friends and family may share their memories and condolences by visiting www.behefuneralhome.com