John Franklin Rickert Sr.

November 18, 1942 ~ January 24, 2020 (age 77)

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John F. Rickert Sr. 77, of Sidney, passed away on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 10:00 pm, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. John was born on November 18,1942,  in Sidney, the son of Albert and Elda (Howe) Rickert. Both parents preceded him in death. On March 17, 1984, he was married to Virginia Lee (Smith) Rickert, who survives.

John retired from Super Foods, as a Department Head, and was a member of the Eagles, and Masonic Lodges of Sidney. He was a devoted husband and father.

In addition to Virginia, John is survived by his sons: Mark (Lisa) Rickert, of Florida, John (Loura) Rickert Jr., of New Carlisle, and grandson, Michael Rickert of Los Angeles, CA. His sister, Eveyln Roe, of Sidney survives as well.  A son: Albert Rickert, preceded him in death, as did two brothers, Jack Rickert, and Robert Rickert of Sidney, and a sister: Erna Jean Moore, of Sidney, and two brothers-in-law, Robert Moore, and Claude Roe have preceded him in death.

There will be no visitation or services and a private burial of John’s cremated remains will be at a later date at Pearl Cemetery, Swanders. Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Rickert Family. For online condolences please go to:

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