Ricky J. Hartle II, 25, of Eddy Road died Saturday in an automobile accident on the Pink School House Road, town of LeRay.

Born September 3, 1987 in Gouverneur, he was the son of Ricky J. Hartle and Chrisie A. Drummond, and attended LaFargeville Central School.

Ricky was employed with Fairground Inn, Watertown, and currently with the Thousand Islands Marine and Island Serve, Alexandria Bay.

He enjoyed cooking, drawing and spending time with his friends and family.

Survivors include his mom and dad, Richard and Chrisie Crabtree, LaFargeville and his father and stepmother, Ricky and Ellen Hartle, Herrings; three brothers, Rusty Hartle and Evan Crabtree, both of LaFargeville and Justin Ward and his wife, Jessica, Watertown; four sisters, Justyne Mynch and her husband, Mark, Theresa, Katherina VanLawick, Arkansas, Amanda Moore and her husband, Rickey, Michigan and Erica Crabtree-Evans, TN; grandparents, Marlene and Don Nichols, and Jackie Hartle, all of Gouverneur and Linda Crabtree, Black River; three nieces, Avery Mynch, Adalyn McGraw and Reagan McGraw: three nephews, Xander Hartle, Gaven Mynch, and Justin Ward, Jr.: several  aunts, uncles and cousins.

Four grandfathers, Herman W. Parow, Sr., Douglas Drummond, Richard Crabtree, Sr., and Gerald Hartle died before him.

The funeral will be 1 pm on Friday at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa with retired pastor Darryl Clark, United Methodist Church of Felts Mills, officiating.

Calling hours are 6 to 8 pm Thursday and 11 to 1 pm Friday prior to the funeral.

Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be made online at www.frederickbrosfuneralhome.com.