May 24, 1964 - February 27, 2019
A celebration of life for Tommy Rickman, 54, of White Oak will be held at 10 AM Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Heim officiating. Burial will follow in Chilton Cemetery in Big Sandy, TX. Mr. Rickman passed away Wednesday morning at his home in White Oak. The family will receive friends Friday Evening from 6-8 PM at the funeral home. Tommy was born on May 24, 1964, in Groom Texas to Raymond and Barbara Rickman. He grew up in Kilgore. He worked for many years in the oil field, starting at the bottom and working his way all the way up to outside sales. He loved to hunt and fish, watching old westerns, and loved sports, especially the Miami Dolphins, and UT. Mr. Rickman loved his family and loved spending time with them. He always made his sons football games. He loved to grocery shop and cook for anyone and everyone and was well known across East Texas for his beans. Luckily for his family his secret ingredient was lovingly passed down to his daughter. Tommy was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Greathouse, his father, Raymond Rickman, JR, and his sister, Theresa Greathouse. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 29 years, Laura; his children Donnie Rickman, Michael Rickman, and Lindsey Rickman and her fiancé Jonathan Davis; his sister Renee Stevens and her husband Terry; brothers James Rickman and his wife Denise and Johnny Greathouse and his wife Andrea; his mother-in-law Ada Frost; step father Don Greathouse; his special uncle Jay King and his wife Barbara; his uncle Marlin “Mark” Mitchell and his wife Lois; his brother-in-law Tim Frost and his wife Robin; and his sister-in-law Debbie Christenson and her husband Max; numerous nieces and nephews; and countless close friends. A memorial guestbook may be signed online at www.raderfh.com.
A celebration of life for Tommy Rickman, 54, of White Oak will be held at 10 AM Saturday, March 2, 2019 in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home with Bro. Michael Heim officiating. Burial will follow in Chilton Cemetery in Big Sandy, TX. Mr. Rickman... View Obituary & Service Information
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