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Royal C. Rickett


January 28, 2021

Royal Rickett

Royal Rickett

Royal C. Rickett, 86, of Oakesdale, Wash., passed away peacefully on January 23, 2021, when he made the transition to his new home which is "out of this world".

Royal was born June 7, 1934, in Almont, North Dakota, to Warren H. Rickett and Irene L. (Harris) Rickett. The family moved to Lawai, Idaho, in 1944.

Royal graduated from high school in 1953 with basketball scholarships from Boise State, Idaho, and Chico State, Calif., but decided against college and instead went into the automotive industry with his older brother in Durham, Calif. While in Durham, he met Rosemary C...

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