Ricky Allen Block, 56, of Topeka, KS died May 30, 2017 at Stormont-Vail Hospital.
He was born July 30, 1960 in Neu Ulm, Germany, the son of Larry and Rosemarie (Weiss) Block.
Ricky worked at Goodyear and was a member of United Steelworkers Local #307.
He played on the German National Soccer Team and was a huge fan of the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Kansas Jayhawks and the Minnesota Vikings. Another one of his enjoyments was reconnecting with all of the great people from Augsburg American High School Apaches.
Ricky married Patty McNeil in Junction City. She survives. Other survivors include his children, Derrick Block (Silke), Nathan Block, Heather Block (Darius Kincade), adopted daughter Richelle Logan, and a brother, Robert Block (Val). Two grandsons, JaCoby Block, Sabastian Block and a granddaughter, Alisa Sophie Block also survive.
The family will receive 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 4th, at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 5th at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Rochester Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603.
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