Ruby Reese Rickmon

April 6, 1926July 6, 2018

Ruby Reese Rickmon, 92, of Lynchburg, passed away on Friday, July 6, 2018, at Liberty Ridge Health and Rehab. She was the wife of the late Rawleigh Allen Rickmon. Born on April 6, 1926, in Halifax, she was the daughter of the late John Robert Reese and the late Cecile Coates Reese. In addition to her husband and parents, Ruby was preceded in death by four brothers, Earl Reese, Kenneth Reese, Bernard Reese and Wayne Reese; one son, Allen Rickmon; and one grandson, Daniel Rickmon. Ruby is survived by two sons, Dennis Rickmon and fiancé Joan Przywitowski and Larry Rickmon and wife, Sharon; two brothers, Buddy Reese and Bill Reese and wife, Nancy; three sisters, Kathleen Irby, Bobbie Hill and husband, Will and Anne Moorefield and husband, Eugene; 7 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Ruby was a member of Chestnut Hill Baptist Church in Lynchburg. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with the Pastor Ian McManamey officiating. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. For those wishing to make memorial contributions, the family would like you to consider Chestnut Hill Baptist Church, 5225 Fort Ave., Lynchburg, VA 24502.


  • Chestnut Hill Baptist Church


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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Sharon Rickmon

July 17, 2018

She told everyone what a good daughter- in-law I was. I want to tell everyone what a wonderful Mother-in-law she was! I love you to the moon and back , Ruby!

Susan Sihlanick

July 9, 2018

What a sweet and caring lady! CHBC was blessed to have her. I remember all the visits she gave my Mother ( Shirley Fauber) when she was at Valley View years ago. Mark and I enjoyed delivering CD s to her, and saw her recently at Liberty Ridge. With sympathy and prayers, The Sihlanicks

Kelly Parnell

July 9, 2018

Ruby was an wonderful lady and friend. You have my deepest sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.