Billy G. Rickman, 66, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne.
Billy was born July 22, 1952, in Auburn to the late Robert and Dorothy (Savage) Rickman.
He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Billy worked for Charleston Metal Products in Waterloo.
He married Renee Chambers on Nov. 25, 1988, in Auburn, and she passed away Aug. 30, 2017.
He is survived by nine children, Kristi Payton of Garrett, Bradley Payton of Waverly, Tennessee, Stephanie (Richard) Keahi of Fort Wayne, Kaitlyn Rickman of Garrett, Tabitha Tobias of Texas, Amber Bates of Missouri, Sandra Poncia of Missouri, Kelly Gilliland of Oregon, and Milyssa Coffey of Texas; 18 grandchildren, Kelly Bauer, Kyra Kester, Kolten Rodman, Brandon Payton, Rachel Dye, Bailey Payton, Kainani Rickman-Keahi, Richard Rickman-Keahi, Araceli Ramos, Andres Ramos, Hannah Hubbard, Julia Lumpkins, Megan Poncia, Bailey Poncia, Jonah Destry, Elizabeth Destry, Erika Coffey and Brandon Coffey; two great-grandchildren, Cameron Bauer and CJ Bauer; and three siblings, Dennis Rickman of Garrett, Nancy Parker of Auburn, and Maresa Croft of Auburn.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn.
Private family burial will take place in St. John’s Cemetery in rural Logansport.
Memorials may be directed to the Feller and Clark Funeral Home to help with expenses.