Mrs. Barbara (Charles) Ricker of Sun City, California, received word of the death of her brother-in-law Lloyd Garfield Ricker, who passed away in Knoxville, Tennessee. Lloyd was born in Anthony, Kansas on December 29th, 1934. At the age of 87. Formerly of Westminster, California. Where he met his love Betty Lou Ursery and later married. There were four children to bless this union. Lloyd was preceded in death by his parents Garfield Samuel and Bernice Leona Ricker of Nuevo, California, and formerly of Bluff City area, brother, Charles Edward Ricker of Riverside, California, sister Rosanna and husband Joseph Anton of Caldwell, Kansas, Lloyd was happy to move back to the area where his father Farfield was born and raised. Lloyd graduated from Bluff City High, and talked to his ability to pole vault a State Record that hadn’t been broken for years.
Lloyd is survived by one sister, Phyllis (Ricker) Pluffinbarger of Cherokee, Oklahoma. Daughter Alice Marie and husband Arron Hays of Knoxville, Tenn., Son Wesley Michael Ricker and wife Dawn of Heiskell, Tenn., Son Lloyd Brian Ricker and wife Laura of Denton, Texas., Daughter Shelly Lynn (Ricker) and husband Jay Christianson of Hemet, California. Many beautiful live floral arrangements and casket spray was placed in honor of Lloyd by a granddaughter. The family gathered around the open casket, they said their good-wishes with tears, and before closure, Lloyd was reunited next to his heart with his Love, Betty Lou.
Interment was in the Berry Lindhurst Cemetery in Knoxville, Tenn., with beautiful stones with brown marking.
This family leaves many relatives far and wide God Speed, Dear Brother
By, Sister-in-law Barbara, Sun City, Calif. Wife of Charles Edward Ricker.