Rickey James Ensign age 65 of New Richmond died Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Westfields Hospital. He was born the son of Vern and Katherine (Wolfe) Ensign on December 10, 1947 in Star Prairie. Rickey graduated from New Richmond High School. On December 11, 1978, he married Shirley Jean Kincade in Fargo, ND. He went to work at Andersen’s for a few years, and then worked at DoBoy until retiring in 2007. Rickey enjoyed working on the pit crew at Cedar Lake Speedway for Chuck and Mike Nutzman. He loved traveling, motorcycle riding, watching movies and listening to music. Rickey was known as strong willed, funny, sensitive and a good friend. His daughter, Jerilynn was his pride and joy. Rickey was preceded in death by his parents, Vern and Katherine; former wife, Shirley Ensign-Kincade. He is survived by his daughter, Jerilynn Ensign; many other relatives and friends. A funeral service was held Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 5:00 pm at Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel in New Richmond. Visitation was also Wednesday from 3:00-5:00 pm. Interment will be private. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.