Larry Allan Rickard
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Larry Allan Rickard
  • March 25, 1940 - January 25, 2017
  • Apex, North Carolina

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Larry Allan Rickard, 76, of Apex, NC formerly of Jamestown, NY, and McKean, PA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Larry was born on March 25, 1940 in Jamestown, the son of Walter and Rosalind Stewart Rickard.

He was preceded in death by a brother Gerald Rickard, and a sister Shelia Massey. He was a 1958 graduate of Jamestown High School and served in the Air Force. He was an Amateur Radio enthusiast all his life and was a past president of the McKean Lions Club. He loved watching Yankee baseball and spending time with his family.

Larry is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Emily Conroe Rickard; daughter, Rosemary Rickard; sons, James, Mark (Cara) and Daniel Rickard; Grandchildren, Kevin Rickard, Sean and Nicholas Thornton, Helen and Madeline Rickard; Brother Ken Rickard (Diane); Sister in law Diane; Brother in law Bob Conroe (Nancy); and several nieces and nephews .

A prayer service will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Apex Funeral Home. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the McKean Lions Club and the SPCA of Wake County.