- August 18, 1947 - April 25, 2009
- West Point, Utah
of Richard's Passing
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We are so sorry about the passing of your father, I hope that the birth a a new precious life can help ease the pain. I am sure he...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: MARTIN VALERIO FAMILY - UT
“I wish to extend my deepest sympathy to family and friends.
Tabitha Stone (Post 134)
2 of 17 | Posted by: Miss Tabitha Stone - Oak Harbor, WA
“I wanted to come to the funeral but something came up. I send my love
& prayers.Your old neighbor
3 of 17 | Posted by: Beverly Uriarte - Taylorsville, UT
“To my Dad and my best friend...
Thank you for always being there and teaching me to be the man I am. I am very proud to be your son. I miss you and I...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Doogie - Layton, UT
“To the Ticknor family.
I am very sorry and saddened to learn of Dick's passing. I was in the Air Force with Dick in the late sixties and early...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Roy Dow - South Ogden, UT
“Aunt Mary, We are so sad to hear about your husband. I know you loved him dearly. Please take of yourself and know you and your family are in our...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Kathleen Hamby Nye and Jeffrey Nye - UT
“Just wanted to let your know you are in my prayers. I'm sorry I could not make it to the funeral. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Maria Mazur - Salt Lake City, UT
“To the Ticknor and Taylor Family:
We offer our prayers and sympathy for your loss. We wish we could be there in person to offer our condolences, but...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Al & Sare Deome - Saint Augustine, FL
“We will miss you Grandpa! Thank you for the special memories and all that you have done for our Grandma Mary.
For Richard's kids - Thank you for...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Roger, KD, Mason, Madie, Daeton, and Drake Taylor - UT
“Oh Richard how fun you were to drink with out on the back patio. I loved coming to your home you have always welcomed me. In these last months I have...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Judy Slater - St George, UT
“Mary & Family,
Mary & I send our deepest Condolences / and thoughts to you all.
We will never forget all the great memories that we have shared...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Bob (Ms Bob) & Mary N - Sunset, UT
“Rich, you were a real character. we will miss your fun barbacues and all the family get togethors. we are so greatful for the time we shared. we know...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Russ and Julie Taylor - Ogden, UT
“To my darling Richard
I will miss you always and I will love you forever. You will always be in my hart. From the time we fist met, I knew that I...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: love forever your wife Mary - UT
“Doug, Mary, and family. You are in our hearts and prayers.
All our Love
Nancy and Mark Hansen
14 of 17 | Posted by: Nancy & Mark Hansen - Tucson, AZ
“We will miss you so much, thank you for everything you have done for our family. We love you
15 of 17 | Posted by: Chris,Jennie,Christpher Deome - FL
“Will miss you Uncle Rich. My next Genny is for you.
16 of 17 | Posted by: Kelly - raleigh, NC
“We love you, Grandpa
17 of 17 | Posted by: D.Scott Taylor - Tooele, UT
RICHARD S. TICKNOR
"Keeper of the Stars"
WEST POINT - Richard S. Ticknor, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, passed from this life, on April 25, 2009, at his home, following an eighteen month battle from cancer. He was born on August 18, 1947, in Johnson City, New York, a son of Albert Eugene and Eunice Mercedes Yauger Ticknor. He married Debra Carver, and together they had one son Douglas, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Jennifer. They were later divorced. He then married Mary Taylor in 1995.
He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He served his country faithfully for twenty plus years. He was employed for ten years at Hill Air Force Base. His illness forced him to leave his employment, but his fellow workers never gave up hoping that he would be back.
He was an officer of the American Legion Post #134. He loved his friends dearly, and treasured marching in the parade holding the American Flag.
Richard was a perfectionist at any task he took on. His family always knew it would be done perfectly. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting, camping, fishing, and anything to do with the outdoors. He especially loved his family, and enjoyed the barbecues they had.
He was loved and appreciated by all who got to know him and will be missed by both friends and especially family.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, and his children, Douglas, Elizabeth, and Jennifer, and Mary's five children, 18 grandchildren, with number 19, little Gracie, born early Friday morning. He is also survived by his sister, Joan, his twin brother Don, and brother Carl, who flew out many times from the east coast to be with him.
He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Jessica.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., at the West Point Cemetery, 40 North 4000 West, West Point, Utah. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, from 12:00 – 1:40 p.m., at Myers Roy Mortuary 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah.
Interment West Point Cemetery.
The family wishes to give thanks to Mindy Green, Phil McLemore, and Chris Richins, from Vista Care Hospice for all the care given to Richard, and who helped make his last days more bearable. A very special thanks to Ski and Sandy for their love and support. The family would also like to thank the Medical Staff at the Huntsman Cancer Institute, and many thanks to American Legion Post #134, and all his friends at HAFB.
Send condolences to family at www.myers-mortuary.com.