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Eric Cortijo Sr. Dead at 43

May 26, 2007 – Eric Cortijo Sr., better known as "Ricky," died on May 24, at age 43.
He is survived by his wife, Ameka J. Hydman-Cortijo; son, Eric Cortijo Jr.; brothers: Jose Cortijo Jr., Abraham Cortijo and Lennox Watkins; and sisters: Rosita Byers, Arlene Cortijo and Nellie Cortijo, as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 5-7 p.m., on Friday, June 1, at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A second viewing will take place from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, June 2, at Wesley Methodist Church, to be followed at 10 a.m., with a funeral service at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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