James Lyle (Jim) Rickey, 68
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James Lyle (Jim) Rickey, 68, of Monticello, died Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Indiana University Health, Clarian Arnett Hospital in Lafayette
He was born Wednesday, July 19, 1944, in Logansport to James Clifford " Cliff " and Audrey ( Lucy ) Rickey.
Jim had lived in the Monticello community all of his life, and was a 1962 graduate of Monticello High School in Monticello. He had worked for the Indiana Department of Revenue office in Lafayette for 42 years. Jim was a volunteer since 1959, of the White County Civil Defense (Management) (EMA) since he was 16. Later he served on the Board of the White County Emergency Management.
His marriage was to Perneda M. Long in 1963, in Monticello, she survives.
Surviving along with his wife are sons, Jeffery A. "Jeff" (wife: Laurel) Rickey, of Monticello and James G. "Greg" Rickey, of Plainfield; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
There will be a Celebration of Life Service at 2 p.m. December 29, 2012, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello; the Rev. Chris Dodson.
The Burial will take place at I.O.O.F. Riverview Cemetery in Monticello. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2012, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello.
Arrangements by Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, www.miller-rosckafh.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012