Name: Gerald Leo Rickard
Birth: 1 NOV 1937
Death: 23 APR 2017 in Plainview, Yell Co., AR
Reference Number: 149990
2017, Plainview, Yell Co., AR, Obituary
The Courier, (Russellville, AR) - April 25, 2017
Gerald Leo Rickard, age 79, of Plainview, went home to be with the Lord on April 23, 2017. He was born Nov. 1, 1937, to the late Dayton and Lenora Jones Rickard of Reform.
He served in the United States Navy from 1955 to 1957 and was the owner and operator of Leo Rickard Logging for 40 plus years. Some of his greatest achievements includes; being a loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friends to all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings; Ellis Rickard, twin brother, Cleo, Pansy Blaylock, Dewell Rickard, Verna Lee Hester and Vida Green.
Survivors include his wife of 60 years Veta Rickard; daughters, Lisa (David) Blankenship of Rover; Cindy Rickard of Perryville; Amy Rickard of Plainview; grandchildren, Todd (Brittany) Blankenship of Danville; Sarah (Brent) Burnett of Rover; Courtney (Jimmy) Elrod of Benton; Brittney Hance of Perryville; Shelby Westbrook of Perryville; Kaleigh, Lucas, and Summer Carter of Ola; great-grandchildren, Weston, Tatem, Drake, Isabella, Kale, Skylan, and Silas and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27, 2017, at Walnut Bottoms Cemetery in Paron.
From: Diane Renfrow dhrenfrow(at)yahoo.com
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