GOLDTHWAITE — Funeral services for Floyd Brooking Rickel, 91, of Goldthwaite, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14 at Stacy-Wilkins Funeral Home in Goldthwaite. Burial will follow at Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the funeral home.
He passed away Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 in Goldthwaite.
He was born March 30, 1928 in Star to W.J. Rickel and Florence Brooking Rickel. He married Loretta Faye Knight on July 17, 1954. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Loretta Rickel of Goldthwaite; children, Randy Rickel of Goldthwaite, Cindy Musick and husband Paul of Early, and Jeff Rickel and wife Carmen of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Meagan Painter and husband Paul, and Matthew Musick and wife Kristin; great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Ethan and Aspen Painter and Brysin Musick; and sister, Alice Howard of South Lake.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Chester Leroy Rickel, William Edward Rickel, and Ernest Richard Rickel; and sisters, Ina Cox and Christine New.