James Arthur Rickard, age 45 of Bean Station, passed away Thursday, August 13, 2020, at Morristown-Hamblen Healthcare System. He was of the Baptist faith.
He is preceded in death by his parents John Rickard and Debbie Mutter; and grandfather John Aldridge.
He is survived by his children Andrew (Amanda) Rickard; Alex and Aiden Rickard; Cheston Rickard and his mother Tosha Myers; Jaima (Dylan) Rickard; Julia (Matthew) Rickard Mosher; stepfather Mark Mutter; brothers Johnny Rickard, Michael and Darrell Helton; and Josh and Jason Rickard; grandmother Betty Aldridge; five grandchildren Waylon, Wyatt, Wesson, Kyzer, and one on the way; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, August 16, 2020, at Mayes Mortuary Chapel with funeral services to follow. To follow the social distancing procedures for Hamblen County, we ask that everyone please wear a mask while visiting the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 17, 2020, at Hamblen Memory Gardens.
Arrangements entrusted to Mayes Mortuary, www.mayesmortuary.com, of Morristown.
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