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Al Rike

Dec 18 1937 - Apr 22 2010

Al Rike, age 72, of Plano, Texas passed away April 22, 2010. He was born December 18, 1937 in Dallas, Texas to Argus and Lois (Longley) Rike. Al received his associate’s degree in law enforcement from Abilene Christian College in Dallas. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps, actively from 1955- 1959, and as a reservist for the following four years. Al married Glenda Spears on August 27, 1960, in Dallas. He retired from the Highland Park Police Department as a Detective Sergeant after 26 years of service. Al worked from 1994-2002 for the Dallas County Sheriffs Department. Al is survived by his wife, Glenda Rike of Plano, Texas; son, Larry Rike of Plano, Texas; sister, Carolyn Hawkins and husband James of McKinney, Texas; sister-in-laws, Violet Taylor, Ruthie Keenum, Jarlene Graham, and Janet Spears; brother-in-law, J.T. Spears; numerous nieces, nephews, and other loving relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, James Young, Bill Rike, and Richard Rike. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday April 29, 2010 in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with the Rev. Ron Hathcoat officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. Visitation will be Wednesday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home beginning at 7:00 P.M.
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