James Edward Rickman, age 94, passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

He was preceded in death by: parents Alger Rickman and Cora Johnson; siblings Robert C. Rickman, Daisy E. Whiteside and Amy R. Lythe; loving wife, Lela Beatrice Rickman; daughter, Sadie Lee Rickman; son, James Alger Rickman.

Survivors are: 14 children: Willie Rickman, Annie (Robert) Hickman, Mary (Larry) Stewart, Bertha Claiborne, Alvin (Leeann) Rickman, Johnnie Mai Calhoun, Katie Carter, Gladys Rickman, Charlie Rickman, David Rickman, Carol Rickman, Noel (Shirley) Rickman, Patricia Rickman, Betty Rickman; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Daniel Gray Rickman; one sister-in-law; many nieces and nephews.

Services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Zion Upper Room Apostolic Faith Church.

Interment was at Rickman Cemetery.

Neuble Monument Funeral Home LLC, 1330 Bluebird Road, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements. 615-444-3117.