Paul James Douglas Rickett, a resident of Mount Shasta, California, passed away on October 11, 2012 at his home. He was 70 years old.

Paul was born in Toronto, Canada on June 8, 1942. He moved to Siskiyou County from Redding, California in 1987.

Paul was a funeral director for Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel. Prior to that, he was a funeral director for McDonald’s Chapel in Redding.

Paul was a veteran of the US Air Force. He enjoyed fishing at Lake Siskiyou and living in Mount Shasta.

Survivors include his son, Scott Rickett of Redding; daughter, Jennifer Rowen of Chico; brother, Glenn Rickett of Downey; sister, Carol Schweibinz of LaMirada; and three grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, October 23 at 12:30 p.m. at the Northern California Veterans Cemetery in Igo, California.

Arrangements are in the care of Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel.