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Robert Irby Rikard
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Obituary for Robert Irby Rikard

Robert Irby Rikard, 71, died Sunday, November 26, 2017, at the MS State Veterans Home in Oxford, MS. A memorial service will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. at Yellow Leaf Baptist Church with Rev. David Ard officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Waller Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.  

Born in Oxford, MS, to the late Robert L. and Madge Irby Rikard, Mr. Rikard was a retired State Trooper in Maryland and worked with the Tactical Unit. He was a Sergeant in the United States Marines Corp and served during the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Sherrie Sam Rikard and a brother, Peanut Rikard.   

Survivors include: son, Robert Shawn Rikard (Karla) of Pasadena, MD; sisters, Marie Moore of Flippin, AR, Charlotte Ash (Ronnie) of Etta, MS and Betty R. Grant (Mike) of Oxford, MS; two grandchildren and one great grandchild.  

Memorial contributions in Mr. Rikard’s memory may be made to Maryland State Troopers, 1300 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208.


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Visitation

Thursday

30

Nov

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yellow Leaf Baptist Church

50 CR 435
Oxford, MS 38655

Service

Thursday

30

Nov

2:00 PM
Yellow Leaf Baptist Church

50 CR 435
Oxford, MS 38655

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