Richard "Rickter" McCorkle

November 18, 1953 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 67)


Richard (Rickter) McCorkle, passed away on November 4th 2021 from congestive

heart failure.  He came to Alaska in 1972 to study Electronics Technology at the

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, earning an Associates degree.  In 1974 he formed

Solid State Services providing sound equipment for recording, concerts and

Solstice celebrations.  He also designed and repaired all types of electronic equipment. 

Starting in 1985 and until his retirement in 2002 he preformed electronic maintenance

for a variety of companies with the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.  Hobbies included

wood working and helping his wife with Alaska Herb Works.  He was an avid reader

and enjoyed watching movies.


He was preceded in death by both parents and his wife Deborah (2016).

He is survived by two brothers, Jack and Larry McCorkle, of Illinois and Arizona, respectively.


A celebration of Life will be held at the Big I bar on Friday, September 23rd 6 - 8pm. 

Anyone who knew him is welcome to attend.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard "Rickter" McCorkle, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
September 23, 2022

6:00 PM
The Big I
122 N. Turner Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701

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