JuDon Rickels

rickelsJuDon Rickels died on February 4, 2015.  JuDon was born on August 12, 1931 in Spur, Texas, to Mardiest Adrian “Rick” and Marguerite (Aston) Rickels.  His twin brother was JuRon Rickels.
He was a graduate of Spur High School, and earned a BBA as well as a MS in Economics from Baylor University.  He married Patsy Parks after college.
He worked in the family car dealership in Spur for many years.  The business was known as Rickels Chevrolet, and Rickels Motor Company.
JuDon later married Nelda Green Roberts and lived in Denver City.  He taught college economics in Hobbs, NM for several years before he retired.
JuDon is survived by his wife, Nelda, his son, Brent, and daughters, Julie Rickels Jones, and Lezlie Roberts Barwick.  He also has several grandchildren.
JuDon donated his body to the Texas Tech Medical School, so there will not be a funeral service.  Friends are invited to post remembrances on his Facebook page.  Memorials may be given to First United Methodist Church in Spur.