Arthur Lee "Art" Rickert, 72, of Transfer, passed away peacefully on Tuesday (Feb. 13, 2018) at his home surrounded by family.
Art was born on March 17, 1945, to Harold E. and Inis E. (Ewing) Rickert in Tallahassee, Fla.
Art worked for 34 years at Damascus Tube as a millwright until its closing, and Winner Steel until his retirement. He also owned and operated A.L. Rickert Excavating.
On Sept. 16, 1964, he married his wife, Shirley A. (McCullough) Rickert, who survives at home.
Art loved watching and following his grandsons' football games and wrestling matches.
Arthur is survived by: his loving wife, Shirley A. Rickert; daughter, Shelley (Shannon) Brightbill of Kentucky; son, William "Bill" (Paula) Rickert of Transfer; granddaughter, Morgan Brightbill; three grandsons, Logan Rickert, Cole Rickert, and Connor Brightbill; and sister-in-law, Beverly "Becky" McCullough of Transfer.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold E. Rickert, mother, Inis E. Rickert, and brother, Paul E. Rickert.
Arthur L. "Art," 72, of Transfer.
Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday (2-16-18) and 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday (2-17-18) at DONALDSON-MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICE, 124 Main St., Sharpsville. Online condolences may be expressed at www.donaldsonmohney.com.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home.
Burial: Rickert Church Cemetery.
Published on February 13, 2018