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James W. Rickard, II

November 28, 1953 November 25, 2019
James  W. Rickard, II
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Obituary for James W. Rickard, II

Peoria- James W. Rickard, II, age 65, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2019 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home n Peoria.

James was born on November 28, 1953 in Peoria, a son of James W. and Margaret “Peggy” (Meinders) Rickard. He married Peggy Butler on November 28, 1981 in Peoria. She survives. He is also survived by one sister, Elena Rickard of Peoria and one brother, Daniel (Lynn) Rickard of Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, as well as 11 nieces and nephews and 9 great-nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

James was tool designer for J.H. Benedict Co. in East Peoria for 42 years. He was also an avid Chicago Bears fan.

Cremation Rites have been accorded.

A Memorial service will be at 3:00 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with a two hour prior visitation. Chaplain Chuck Wilcox will officiate. A private family burial of ashes will take place at a later date.

Memorials may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home or Foster Pet Outreach.

Memorial Contribution

OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home

Foster Pet Outreach

10206 W Dubois Rd
Edwards, IL 61528

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