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R.C. Vickers

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Funeral services for R.C. Vickers, 92, of Paris will be held at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, with the Rev. B. J. Teer officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Chris Vickers, Greg Vickers, Bryan Williams, Gary Tice, Matthew Tice, C.J. Davis, Jason Vickers and Justin Vickers serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be held one hour before the service.

R.C. Vickers passed away Saturday afternoon, Dec. 12, 2009, at Brentwood Terrace Nursing Home in Paris.

He was born in Dike on July 6, 1917, the son of Elmer Vickers and Kate (Burkhart) Vickers.

He married Lola Green in Sulphur Springs on Oct. 8, 1938. She survives.

Mr. Vickers was a retired mechanic, having worked for ICX Trucking. He was a member of the Baptist faith.

Other survivors include one son, Royce Vickers of Paris; one brother, J. D. Vickers of Sulphur Springs; two sisters, Mary Hurt of Quitman and Margie Hall of Sulphur Springs; six grandchildren, Chris Vickers, Greg Vickers, Leslie Howard, Matthew Tice, Gary Tice and Bryan Williams; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Tice; and four sisters, Irene Hargrave, Edith Garner, Lorene Beckham and Evalee Williamson.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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