William “Bill” J. Ricard, 78, of Yakima died Nov. 4 in Cheyenne, Wyo., of natural causes while on his way home from vacation. Mr. Ricard was born in Yakima and served in the Army. He worked in food sales for 40 years.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Ricard of Yakima; five children, Mike Hardman of Hempstead, Texas, Jeff Hardman, Carrie Brown, Stacy Ricard and Shea Silvas, all of Yakima; two sisters, Caroline Johnson and Rose Warner, both of Yakima; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Inurnment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Yakima. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.