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  • Everett L. Rickey

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  • Everett L. Rickey
    82, of Edwardsville, Ill.
    Everett L. Rickey, 82, of Edwardsville, Illinois and formerly of Hannibal, MO, died at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Liberty Village in Maryville, Illinois.
    Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 16,2013, at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Robert Axton will officiate. Burial will be at Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.
    Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Mr. Rickey was born July 31, 1930, in Hannibal, MO to Oscar and Ruth Collins Rickey.
    He was married to Betty Joan Kirtlink on November 22, 1949, in Hannibal, MO. She preceded him in death December 3, 2009.
    Survivors include 3 children: Sheri Challandes (Jeff) of Edwardsville, IL; Wesley Rickey (Paula) of Edwardsville, IL; Richard Rickey (Tari) of Edwardsville, IL; 2 brothers and 1 sister; 4 grandchildren: Kyle Rickey, Kristin Challandes, Makinzy Rickey and Taylor Rickey; 1 great-grandchild: Kennedy.
    He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
    Mr. Rickey was the owner and operator of AA Sewer Service and AA Blacktop Paving for over 30 years. He was a member of the Mason’s in Bethalto, Illinois, the Moose Lodge in Edwardsville, Illinios and the Bubblemasters Scuba Club in Granite City, Illinois. Mr. Rickey loved riding motorcycles and scuba diving every year in Florida. He also enjoyed taking trips out West with his wife.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the National Glaucoma Research Foundation in care of the James O’Donnell Funeral Home.
    Pallbearers will be Donald Rickey, Jason Wade, Scott Wade, Ronnie Charlton, Brandon Brosi, and Kevin Rickey II.
    Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com
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