Major Reed K. Rickabaugh, 80

Major Reed Rickabaugh

Major Reed Rickabaugh

HARRISON — Major Reed K. Rickabaugh, 80, of Harrison, passed away on Sept. 16, 2015 from ALS. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years as a fighter pilot.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Leone; and three children: Reed Jr., Richard, Kimberly and her husband Norman Lauze; three granddaughters: Courtney, Christina, Cassandra; a brother, Robert Rickabaugh and Lorraine Coyle; brother-in-law Armand and son, Jr.; sister-in-law, Priscille Cloutier; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

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Visitation will be held at Chandler Funeral Homes, 45 Main St., South Paris, on Saturday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by funeral services at 2:30 p.m. at the United Parish Congregational Church, Main St., Harrison.

Burial, with Military Funeral Honor Ceremony, will take place at the Harrison Village Cemetery (walking distance from church) followed by a reception downstairs at the United Parish Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: ALS or Fisher House, Boston, P.O. Box 230, So. Walpole, MA. 02071, attn.: Jennifer Deluca Exec. Director.

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