Glasgow, Scotland
Ricky was born on Feb. 8, 1959. He passed away May 31, 2009 at his home in Glasgow Scotland. A memorial was held June 3, at Pecan Acres Baptist Church in Vidor.

He was a native of Southeast Texas and had moved to Scotlant to retire with his wife. He loved watching the Dallas Cowboys and working with computers. Ricky graduated from Bridge City High School in 1975. He worked for Gulf States and then Region V Education Service Center.

He is survived by his wife, Anne Ernst of Glasgow; two daughters, Rachal Ernst and Amber Rinehart; son-in-law, Micah Rinehart; grandson, Anthony Rinehart; his parents, Imogene Ernst and Elmer Ernst Sr.; three brothers and their wives, Tim and Melissa Ernst of Bridge City, Randy and Pam Ernst of Lumberton, and Elmer Ernst and Selita of Orangefield.