OBITUARY

Irving Rikon

August 24, 1931November 7, 2018

Irving Rikon died November 7 with family by his side. Irv was born August 24, 1931. Originally from New Jersey, he became a long term resident of West Palm Beach. He began his career as a doctor of optometry but left this profession to follow his true passions: traveling the world, lecturing and writing. His greatest joy was the 16 years he and his longtime companion Laura J. Shepherd spent lecturing around the world aboard cruise ships. Irv loved the performing arts. His theater reviews and his writings on current events were published in many newspapers. Irv is predeceased by his father Joseph and his mother Dorathy. He leaves behind his loving companion Laura J. Shepherd, her children and many beloved cousins. Funeral service: November 16 at 1:30pm; Royal Palm Funeral Home; 561-848-8659.

Services

16 November

Celebration of Life

1:30 pm

Royal Palm Funeral Home


16 November

Visitation

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Royal Palm Funeral Home

5601 GREENWOOD AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407

16 November

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Royal Palm Funeral Home

5601 GREENWOOD AVE
WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33407

REMEMBERING

Irving Rikon

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