Mr. Rickman was a member of VFW Post 3847 and American Legion Post 306.
Survivors include two sons, Rex Rickman and Brett Rickman; two daughters, Candy Rickman and Rhonda Tester; one stepson, Howard Hertter; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles Rickman and Gene Rickman.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bartow and Verdalia Komar Rickman Sr.; his wife, Linda Rickman; and one son, Bart Rickman.
Funeral service was held Friday at Weaver Creek Baptist Church in Metropolis with Pastor Shawn Vandergriff officiating. There will be no burial.
Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home of Metropolis was in charge of the arrangements.