James Mack Rickels, 74, died Saturday, September 26, 2020, in Abilene, Texas.
He was born April 22, 1946, in Raton, New Mexico, to Elliott and Mildred (Osborne) Rickels. He served in the Army. On January 30, 1982, he married Donna Sue Spivey in Graham, Texas. She preceded him in death on October 28, 2007. He was a member of Zephyr Baptist Church.
He is survived by his son, Ryan Rickels; daughter, Shannon Coleman; stepsons, Doug Bryant and Jay Ross Bryant; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Bud Rickels; and sisters, Joyce Cheatwood and Betty Rickels.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, a brother and three sisters.
Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Comanche Funeral Home.
Graveside service will be at noon Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Rickels Family Ranch with Rev. Gary Ward officiating. Burial will be in Board Church Cemetery in Comanche County.
Condolences may be made at www.comanchefh.com.