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1933 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Richard Carson Ricards Sr. was born Sept. 26, 1933 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Sidney Albert Ricards and Florence Irma (Carson) Ricards. He passed away May 27, 2015 in Bakersfield, California.
He is survived by his children, Richard, Jr. and wife Vivi, Michael and wife Debbie, Timothy, and Susan Sjevjkovski and husband Kerry; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter Laura Reese.
Richard was a U. S. Navy Veteran, serving during the Korean War. He graduated with a B.S from Cal State Bakersfield and served 30 years in law enforcement with the Bakersfield Police Department, Nevada Department of Corrections and the Kern County Sheriff Department.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to Optimal Hospice and especially to Barbara, Kim, Phyllis, Millie, Ray and Olivia.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Richard's memory to the Optimal Hospice Foundation, 1315 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308.
A graveside service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at Bakersfield National Cemetery.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 31, 2015
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