July 24, 1956March 13, 2019

Judy Beverly Rickenbaker Erwin, age 62, of Columbus, GA passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Judy was born July 24, 1956 in Frankfurt, Germany to the late Jack Rickenbaker, Sr. and Jean Beverly Rickenbaker. After graduating high school, Judy attended Columbus State University, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She married her husband, Arthur Erwin in May of 1991. Judy published a book titled “Is This Really Life” and was a devout Buddhist. She was a caring, forgiving person whom didn’t hold any grudges. Judy lived her life serving others and taught her loved ones to be open minded and to do anything for anyone. She loved her pets and enjoyed watching comedies and sitcoms.

Judy was predeceased by her parents, her brother Jack Rickenbaker Jr., and sister Lani Swafford. She is survived by her husband, Arthur. Fond memories and condolences for the Erwin family may be left at


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