Richard Wilbur Sickler Jr., 61, of Hartsville, Tenn., died Thursday, August 12, 2010, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard W. Sickler Sr.; his grandparents, Kenneth and Verna Sickler; and a sister, Jackie Benson.

Mr. Sickler is survived by his wife, Jo Dean Sickler of Hartsville, Tenn.; two sons, Brian Sickler of Lebanon, Tenn., and Bradley (Donna) Sickler of Alexandria, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Autumn, Kenny, Kaitlynn, Zachrey and Jourdan Sickler; his mother, Ester Louise Sickler of Corry, Pa.; two sisters, Phyllis Sickler and JoAnn Sickler, both of Corry, Pa.; and special friends Robin and Patches Conley.