Ricky Neal Boerm
Ricky Neal Boerm passed away on Friday, June 10, at the age of 69. He was born in Cuero on October 28, 1952, to Richard Boerm Jr. and JoDell Casal Boerm. Ricky was a lifelong resident of Yorktown. He graduated from Yorktown High School in 1971 and was a winning left-handed baseball pitcher for the Yorktown Wildcats. Ricky enlisted in the US Navy in 1971 and served in the Vietnam War on the USS Saratoga and USS Nashville until 1975.
He started a family and became an active member of the Yorktown community serving on the City Council, Chamber of Commerce, Little League Board, as the Lions Club president and vice president, and retired from the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department. His passion was sports and he gave back to the community by officiating and coaching many high school and little league sports. Ricky was a key member of the 1989 Yorktown Task Force that organized bringing the first Volunteer Ambulance service to the city of Yorktown. He loved fishing, golfing, BBQ competitions, and always saved money by cutting coupons out of the Sunday newspaper. He attended Bee County Junior College, opened a TV business for five years, worked as a technician for Coastal Flow Measurement, and retired from TDCJ as a correctional officer. He was a loving son, brother, father, and grandfather.
Ricky is preceded in death by his father, Richard Boerm Jr.; two infant sisters, Janice Marie Boerm and Sandra Jo Boerm; and his brother-in-law, Kenneth DuBois.
Ricky is survived by his mother, JoDell Casal Boerm; his loving companion, Esperanza Gonzales; his children, Cory (Christy) Boerm, Stephen Boerm and Samantha (Bo) Daniel. He additionally is survived by six grandchildren, Emma Boerm, Alexa Boerm, Brodie Daniel, Mayson Boerm, Hudson Boerm and Tristalynn Boerm; sister, Cindy Dubois and brother, Clifton Boerm.
Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. Monday, June 13, at Massey Funeral Home with funeral service at 10 a.m. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Cuero. Chris Romans will officiate the service.
Pallbearers are Cory Boerm, Stephen Boerm, Bo Daniel, Brodie Daniel, and Christopher Boerm
In lieu of flowers, family is asking for donations made in memory to the Yorktown Volunteer Fire Department and/or Yorktown Little League Association.
Arrangements by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, Texas 361-564-2900.