Richard Michael “Ricky” St. John

October 15, 1970 - November 8, 2019

10/15/1970 - 11/08/2019

Past Services

Tuesday November 12, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Wednesday November 13, 2019
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Thursday November 14, 2019
11:00 am
St. John's Catholic Church
415 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
Thursday November 14, 2019
12:00 pm
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions

Richard Michael “Ricky” St. John 49 of Bellaire, Ohio died Friday, November 8, 2019, in Washington, Pa.
Ricky was born on October 15, 1970, in Wheeling. WV a son of Paula Jean Donahue St. John and the late Alvey Richard St. John.
He was a Medic at the Belmont County Jail St. Clairsville, OH, a member of St. John Catholic Church, Bellaire, American Legion Post #52 Bellaire, American Legion Riders, Warwood Veterans Association and a Marine Corps Veteran.
Preceding him in death was his father, Alvey Richard St. John on February 12, 2008.
Surviving is his mother, Paula Jean Donahue St. John of Bellaire, OH, Joell Lytle who was the love of his life, his children, Taylor (Wyatt) Dingus of Barnesville, Logan St. John of Bridgeport, and Codey St. John of Bellaire, Allison Heath of Bellaire, Devin Lytle and Collin Lytle both of Washington, PA, three sisters, Tonya (Jeff) Grimm of Barnesville, Shelli Macurak of St. Clairsville and Jamie (Mike) Baker of Wheeling. a grandson, Ayden Dingus, many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and countless friends.
Ricky was an amazing soul mate, son, brother, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be sadly missed.
Family and friends will be received from 6 pm-8 pm Tuesday, noon – 8 pm Wednesday at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory, 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio. Funeral liturgy with Mass will be at 11 am Thursday at St John Catholic Church Bellaire, Ohio with Fr. Daniel Heusel officiating.
Burial follows at Holly Memorial Gardens, Colerain, OH.
Wolfhurst Central Volunteer Fire Department will conduct services at 7 pm Wednesday followed by the Bellaire American Legion Post 52 services.
Belmont County Veterans will conduct Graveside Services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family for future expenses at
Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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2 years ago

Words will never suffice the loss! I love and miss you infinity!!!!!

Keith A. Pitts, MSE
4 years ago

My thoughts and prays are with you. He will be greatly missed by the Bellaire community and all who knew him.

Ron Collett
4 years ago

Simper Fi and rest-in-peace

4 years ago

Miss you, Bub :’(
Forever in my heart

Chris Walsh
4 years ago

I want to express my condolences for your loss. I served in the Marines with Ricky and remember his constant smile and great attitude.I pray for God to bless and comfort you in this difficult time.

Michael Bertolino USMC
4 years ago

Thoughts and prayers. Semper Fi brother.

Shayna Parsons
4 years ago

I’m so, so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to your entire family.

Pamela woods
4 years ago

My prayers are with you all. I live in washington pa and my heart breaks for you.
May the Lord give His peace to you as you grieve.

Missy Newell
4 years ago

My deepest condolences to the entire St. John family. Ricky was truely an amazing person in so many ways. He will be sadly missed but never forgotten. Fly high & rest in peace old friend.

Jeanette Shively moodispaw
4 years ago

Rick was a amazing guy . He will be sadly missed !