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 James “Sammy” Ricker

James “Sammy” Ricker

Birth
Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 11 Apr 2016 (aged 74)
Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 161008471 · View Source
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James Sammy Ricker, age 74 of Sevierville, formerly of Greeneville, TN, passed away Monday, April 11, 2016.

Sammy grew up in the Glendale Community of Greene County, where he developed his love for God, family and sports. He was well known and respected as a softball player and coach. He is a graduate of Greeneville High School where he still holds records in basketball and track. Sammy was a Greene Devil thru and thru and loved Lady Vol basketball almost as much. He spent a lot of his life listening to and watching gospel music shows. He loved his country and served in the U.S. Army in the 1960's. Sammy never met a stranger and he will be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Ricker; mother, Dorothy Ricker; brothers, David and Roy Ricker and niece, Angel Hicks.

The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Thursday with funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home. Rev. David Henry will officiate. Interment 11 AM Friday in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Greene County.


Atchley Funeral Home


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  • Created by: Bob Nuchols
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161008471
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James “Sammy” Ricker (12 Mar 1942–11 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161008471, citing Mount Hebron United Methodist Church Cemetery, Greene County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Bob Nuchols (contributor 46830425) .