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Antwerp United Methodist Church
Monday January 5th, 2015
10:00am - 11:00am

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Jim Ricard

James Ricard, 85, of Antwerp, passed away Thursday, January 1, 2015 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Jim was born in Toledo on May 6, 1929, a son of the late Flossie (Wensel) and Oscar  Ricard.

He was a railroad switchman.

On Sept. 21, 1991 he married  Deborah Altic.

Jim and his unique sense of humor will be sadly missed by his wife, Deb; children, Thomas (Barbara), Robert, Daniel (Peggy), Timothy (Patty) & Jamie Ricard, Irma (John) Hayhurst, Thomas (Sandy) & William (Amanda) Barker, Pamala Echols & Virginia Moyer; siblings, Irma Zing, Elderay Kustbach & Gary (Mary); 27 grand kids; 25 great grand kids and a host of nieces and nephews.  

Jim was also preceded in death by siblings, Geraldine January, Myrtle Dane, Marguerite Rogers & Robert.
His funeral service  is at Dooley Funeral Home, Antwerp at 11 am on Monday, January 5th, with viewing one hour prior.

Viewing is also Sunday, 2 to 5 pm at Dooley Funeral Home.

He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.

Memorials are to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Condolences and fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com

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Deb and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing away.  We all shared some good times I will not forget!  He was a caring and joking guy with lots of love for you!  You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Darlene (Fillmore) Merriman Jan 8 2015 12:00 AM

When I think of Grandpa Jim I think of all the fun childhood memories of growing up at the campground. With Love and Sympathy.

Tracy Nichols (Ricard) Jan 4 2015 12:00 AM

To a man who really "Lived, Loved, and Laughed" we all learned a lot from Papa. I am so sorry Deb and all your family. Rest in peace Papa. Love and prayers

Deb Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

To my sister Debbie and the Ricard family,

     Jim was always full of humor and interesting thoughts.  He will be sadly missed
by everyone.  My prayers and condolences to all the family on the loss of kindness
and generosity that Jim shared.

Vicki (Altic) Vachon and family Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

Deb and family,
Jim was always a pleasure to be around. I can't ever remember a time when I didn't see him smiling. So very sorry for your loss.

Lesa Hunt Sieger Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM


To Pat Ricard From Specialty Clinic So sorry for the loss of your father-in-law.

JoAnn Tadsen Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

Deb and family so sorry for your loss he surely be missed by so many may you feel God comfort at this time Love you Deb call if you need to talk

Ron and Mary VanAtta Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Robert O Rogers.

You made us Smile and Laugh, Our Prayers will always be with you. With Love Robert (Bobby) Rogers and Family

Robert Rogers Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

We will miss Jim (Pops) greatly!!! He was a sweet man and could always make us laugh!!! We pray for comfort for Debbie (Ma) and the rest of the family!!! You all are in our thoughts and prayers!!!

John and Kelly Jones and Family Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

Enjoyed all the very competitive card games that we played.  Will miss you dearly.  You are in our prayers.

Gary and Mary Jan 2 2015 12:00 AM

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