Ricky Earl Schell, 74

May 14, 1946 - August 20, 2020

Ricky Earl Schell, passed away on August 20, 2020, at Hospice & Community Care in Mt. Joy, PA. He was 74. A Lancaster native, he was the son of the late Earl and Mary (Klouser) Schell.

Ricky graduated from J. P. McCaskey High School and worked for 15 years in manufacturing at the Dial Watch Company. Ricky loved gardening and always had his home filled with plants and flowers. He was an avid antique collector and enjoyed interior decorating. Ricky also loved the beach and boating. He also enjoyed summers at the family house at Rays Town Lake. He loved cats and took care of several Siamese cats over the years as well as the local neighborhood felines.

Ricky is survived by his sisters; Mary Huber, Marcia Young, and Maude Edgell, all of Lancaster. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers.

Leave a condolence on this Memorial Page

Be sure to include your name

Please note that your condolence will not appear on this page until it is reviewed. Condolences usually appear within 24 hours of being submitted.

Condolences to the Family

September 08, 2020

My condolences to the family RIP Ricky he was a funny guy💯❤️
Susan Newcomer

August 30, 2020

Sending prayer and condolences to the family. We (my son Kier) had the pleasure of meeting Ricky and his sister Shirley(she was simply awesome!) years ago. We were neighbors. New to the block, they always made sure we were “okay”, and everything was “alright”. Rest In Peace Ricky. 

August 23, 2020

So sorry for your at least he is at peace with the lord and heaven above
Deborah Walk

August 23, 2020

I just wanted to send my condolences to the family for your loss.  I’ve known Ricky for over 50 years and he was fun and just a nice person.  Even though he’s gone he will still be remembered.
Sidney Jeffrey

Send Flowers Online

Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 70 years.

Our five funeral homes in Lancaster County makes it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Downtown Lancaster
  • 414 East King St.
  • 717-393-9661
  • Charles F. (Chip) Snyder, Jr. Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. MableFuneral Director / Supervisor
  • more info