Benton, KY


Walter Ryckert

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - Updated: 10:57 AM

  Walter Ryckert, 84, of Benton passed away at 9:24 a.m. Thursday, March 9 at his home.

  Walter was a member of the Walnut Grove Church of Christ. He retired from GAF Chemical Corporation and was a veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean Conflict.

  He is survived by his son, Clay Ryckert of Paducah; his three daughters, Sandi King and her husband Jimmy of Benton; Michelle Reed of Benton and Debbie Haynes of Benton; step son, Craig Garland of Kirksey; step daughter, Treasa Norsworthy of Almo; his sister, Jean White of Benton; 12 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

  He was preceded in death by his wife Charlene Mohler Garland Ryckert; one grandchild and two great grandchildren. His parents were Leo Ryckert and Eunice Dowdy Ryckert.

  Funeral services were held at 11 a.m.  Monday, March 13 at Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home. David Myers officiated and burial followed in the Murray Memorial Gardens. 

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