Terry Lane Barrickman


Terry Lane Barrickman, 69, of Tyler, passed away Wednesday, May 9, at CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances hospital.

Services were held Saturday, May 12, at Pollard United Methodist Church in Tyler, with Pastor Steven Rhodes officiating.

Born May 31, 1948, Barrickman proudly served in the United States Marine Corp and was a Vietnam Veteran. He received the following Medals and Commendations: Rifle Sharpshooter Badge: RVN Cross of Gallantry w/palm; Vietnam Service Medal w/4; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Navy Unit Commendation; Good Conduct Medal; Certificate of Commendation.

Terry was also an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Marlene Barrickman; son Ron Rissman and wife, Toni; daughter Kristie VanHuis and husband, Kirk; grandchildren Matt Nelson and wife, Heather, Tim Rissman, Colby Fergeson, Josh Rissman, Cait Rissman, Samuel Russo, and Kenzi VanHuis; and great-grandchildren Kristen Nelson and Samantha Nelson.

Barrickman’s wish was to have his family scatter his ashes at Beaver’s Bend, where he enjoyed many vacations with family.

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