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Dottie Goff Rickman

February 1, 1934 - June 5, 2021

Dottie Goff Rickman, 87, of Big Island, passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Lynchburg. She was born on February 1, 1934 to the late Isaac Goff and Myrtle Whorley Goff. Dottie was a member of Hunting Creek Baptist Church, where she enjoyed attending church events and had perfect attendance in Sunday School for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband Charlie R. Rickman, a brother, Sydney D. Goff and her son-in-law, Wesley W. Manley. Dottie is survived by her daughters, Joan Manley (C.B. Brown) of Big Island and Charlotte Crouch (Fitch) of Buena Vista; companion, Earl “Bo” Manley of Bedford; Sister-in-law, Louise W. Goff; nephews, Steve Goff (Pattie) of Bedford and Ronnie Goff of Big Island and their families.

For those wishing to make memorial contributions in Dottie’s memory please consider, Hunting Creek Baptist Church, Big Island Emergency Crew or Big Island Fire Department.

A Funeral Service and Celebration of Dottie’s life will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with Pastor Kenneth Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00pm on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, also at Hunting Creek Baptist Church. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date June 9, 2021

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We are saddened by the new of Dottie’s passing. She was a dear and sweet lady. Prayers for all who loved her!

Posted by Sylvia & David Tooley on June 9, 2021

Losing a mom might be one of the hardest things to bear! I've been there, so I know there are no words to say. Hold on to the good times and the laughter... the lessons learned from her. Be secure in the knowledge you will see one another again! Love to you, Joan, Sue

Posted by Sue Brady on June 8, 2021

I loved Dottie - She was such a sweet person and was always concerned about others. She truly had a heart of gold. Before I retired, she would come by the office and we'd talk about everything. I have missed her visits.

Posted by FAYE EUBANK on June 7, 2021

I knew her for a long time she had a heart of gold and help you when she could.she was a sweet person and will be missed.prayers for the family.

Posted by Carol Collins Eagle on June 7, 2021

Joan we are so sorry to hear this, love and prayers for you all sweetie

Posted by Wanda Coleman on June 7, 2021

So many sweet memories of visits with Dottie and family over the years. She was such a wonderful friend to our family. Praying for you during this time.

Posted by Teresa Campbell Bowman on June 7, 2021

Remembering Mrs. Rickman from working at H&H for many years. Was a nice surprise to see that she attended HCBC when I joined two years ago. She was always so nice whenever I went into the store. Such a sweet. godly woman.

Posted by Becky Martin on June 7, 2021

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