Isaac Rickman (3-25-10) service 3-27-10



Isaac Rickman

Isaac Noah Rickman, 85, of Savannah, died Thursday, March 25, in Savannah.

He was born in McNairy County, the son of the late Edgar and Lena Mae Bowers Rickman. He was united in marriage to Lois Marie Stewart, who preceded him in death.

Mr. Rickman was self-employed hauling gravel and as a backhoe operator. He was a member of the Clear Creek Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army during World War II, earning medals, ribbons and badges, including the medical badge, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater ribbon with two Bronze Battle Stars, World War II victory ribbon and the Purple Heart.

Services were held Saturday, March 27, at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer with Harold King officiating. Burial was in West Shiloh Cemetery.

He is survived by one son, Jimmy Rickman of Selmer; two daughters, Carolyn Howell of Adamsville and Judy Wilkerson of Savannah; seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, E.G. Rickman.