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James Davis (Jim/Jimmy) Rickards

February 22, 1973 April 16, 2018
James Davis (Jim/Jimmy) Rickards
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Obituary for James Davis (Jim/Jimmy) Rickards

James Davis Rickards (Jim/Jimmy), age 45, of Knoxville, Tennessee; passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at Tennova Physicians Regional after a long battle against colorectal cancer.
Jim managed hotels in many different cities, Montgomery, Alabama; Springdale, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Norman, Oklahoma; and Fort Worth, Texas. Most recently he was the Sales Director for several hotels in Knoxville, Tennessee. Jim graduated from Auburn University with a BS in business administration where he was also in the Auburn Marching Band. Jim grew up in Dagsboro, Delaware.
He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Maggie Jeannine Rickards; Children: Margaret Ann Rickards, and Matthew Everett Rickards; Parents: James Reed Rickards and Jo Ann Cordrey Rickards of Wetumpka, Alabama; Sisters: Terri Rickards Scheiring of Birmingham, Alabama and Traci Rickards White of Birmingham, Alabama.
Memorial Service May 5th at Prince George's Chapel, Dagsboro, Delaware, at 10:00 a.m. Burial immediately following at 11:00 a.m. at Prince George's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, specifically colorectal research.

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