Carlson, age 62, of Burns Harbor, IN, passed away on Thursday, March 30,
2017, in Valparaiso, IN.
He was born on
November 1, 1954, in Porter, IN, to Bill and Marilyn (Isbey) Carlson.
He is survived by
his wife, Pam Carlson of Burns Harbor; daughters, Melanie (fiancˇ Dean
Willett) Carlson of Chesterton and Jamie Murray; sons, Chad Carlson of Burns
Harbor and Rich Dorton; granddaughter, Sophia Ontiveros; brothers, Joe
(Rita) Carlson and Randy Carlson; sister, Roxanne Lee; uncles, Jim (Doris)
Isbey and Ron Isbey; many nieces, nephews, cousins and good friends.
Ricky loved fishing
and playing pool. He enjoyed Friday night bingo with Pam and was an avid
Cubs fan. He was a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge.
Cremation will take
place and a Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a later date.
being handled through Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, IN.