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William Earl Rickey

Male 1934 - 2014  (79 years)


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  • Name William Earl Rickey 
    Born 19 Sep 1934  Shidler, Osage, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 2014  Midland, Midland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Jun 2014  Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Midland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9408  Martin Family
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2019 

    Father DeWitt Earl Rickey,   b. 5 Nov 1896, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1975, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Fairy Nellie Hocker,   b. 30 Sep 1901, Farrville, Grant, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1936, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Family ID F3652  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
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     3. Karen Wynell Rickey,   b. 25 Jan 1964, Effungham, Effingham, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1981, Midland, Midland, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F3654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Sep 1934 - Shidler, Osage, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jun 2014 - Midland, Midland, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Jun 2014 - Resthaven Memorial Park, Midland, Midland, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • William Earl Rickey, 79, of Midland, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 13, 2014, at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Nalley-Pickle & Welch Chapel in Midland with Rev. Bob Porterfield, officiating. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park.

      William was born in Shidler, Oklahoma, on September 19, 1934. Bill served in the United States Army from 1952 to September 1955 overseas in Korea. In 1953, he met and married Wynell Stephens. They have been married 61 years on May 19, 2014. He attended college after getting out of the service. He then went to work for Humble Oil in 1962 in Durango, Colorado. He moved to St. Elmo, Illinois, in 1963, and to Midland in 1970. He retired in 1986 from Exxon. The last few years, Bill had worked part time for the post office. He hauled the mail from Claydesta to the Midland air terminal three times a day. Bill was a member of the VFW, American Legion, D.A.V. and Elks Lodge.

      He is survived by his wife, Wynell of Midland; sons, Steve Rickey and Glen Rickey, both of Midland; grandchildren, Shaun Hollums and wife Bridgett of Houston, Texas, Stephanie and husband Jimmie Williams of Greenville, South Carolina, Elizabeth Rickey of Austin, Texas, Rachel Rickey of Denver, Colorado, and Will Rickey of Midland; great grandchildren, Christopher and Sloane Williams; sister, Madonna Smith of Amarillo, Texas; and brother, David Rickey of Phoenix, Arizona.

      He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Dee Rickey; his sister, Marjorie Griffin; and his daughter, Karen W. Rickey.

      Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com.



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