Ricky E. Nguyen

Posted:  Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:15pm

Ricky Edward Nguyen, 43, of Woolwich died May 15, 2017 at Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born in Vietnam on February 22, 1974, a son of Cu Nguyen and Tam Bui.

Ricky moved to the United States as a child and proudly served in The United States Marine Corps. He became a citizen in 2003. He met the love of his life Deborah Bailey and they married on December 27, 2003. After moving to Maine, he graduated from SMCC with his associate in applied science for electrical engineering technologies on December 17, 2011. He was employed at Mancini Electric in Portland and in 2014 he was employed by Bath Iron Works in the electrical department.

He was a member of the North Woolwich Methodist Church and member of Local 6 at Bath Iron Works.

Ricky was a devoted and loving husband and father who enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He was predeceased by two sisters Hai Wong and Hang Nguyen.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Bailey Nguyen of Woolwich; one son, Samuel Nguyen of Woolwich; two daughters, Isabella Nguyen and Grace Nguyen both of Woolwich; three brothers, Hop Nguyen, Nam Nguyen and Phong Nguyen, all of California; six special nieces and nephew including Emily and Jason Wong, his Aunt Van Bui and Chi Bellmore, her husband Jarrod, and Vicky Nhan all of Pittsfield, Massachusetts; his parents, many aunts and uncles, cousins, the Bailey, and Cao families.

Visiting hours will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 18 at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. A memorial service will be held at noon on Friday, May 19 at North Woolwich Methodist Church, 941 River Road, Woolwich. A gathering of family and friends will follow at the church. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Grover Cemetery in Woolwich.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bath Savings, c/o The Nguyen Education Fund, 1134 Old Stage Road, Woolwich, ME 04579.

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