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Brett Deon Rickman

July 23, 1967 — August 3, 2021

Brett Deon Rickman, 54 of Taylorville passed away on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 4:30 a.m. at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. He was born on July 23, 1967 in Montgomery, Ala. the son of B.G. Rickman and JoAnn (Austin) Dobyns. He married Nancy (Hogge) Rickman and they later divorced.

He is survived by his sons: Timmy Jones of Lovington, Mich.; Brett Rickman and William Rickman of Taylorville; daughter: Nikki Jones of Lovington, Mich.; grandchildren: Jayden Jones, Airen Jones, Amary Jones, Aiden Zuniga and Alayna Jones; sister: Rhonda (Rick) Ondrey; brothers: Rex (Terri) Rickman; Jerry (Wendy) Dobyns; several great friends, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, father: B.G. Rickman, brother: Bart Rickman, step-father: Jerry Dobyns, nephew: James Lee Rogers; and uncle Sonny Austin.

Private family services will be held and a public celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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  1. Bonnie Hancock Taylor on August 5, 2021 at 8:16 pm

    Brett was a truly good person, my heart thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
    God has called another angel to be with him.

  2. Robert W Crowder Quincy Illinois on August 9, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    Brett was a cousin of mine it was a very nice and polite fellow, always laughing and smiling. I said my dearest condolences to the family his brother Bart just passed away a few years ago I know this will break the family up something bad I pray God gives them the strength to get through this.

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