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Ricky Ream

September 18, 1955 — November 20, 2022

Ricky James Ream, age 67, formerly of Kapolei, HI and Grove City, OH passed away on November 20, 2022 in Clarksville, TN.

Rick was born on September 18, 1955 in Columbus, Ohio to James (Jim) and Esther (Phyllis) Ream. Rick worked for 30 years as a pediatric nurse, and founded Nurses Just For Kids, one of the first pediatric home health care agencies in the state of Hawaii. He loved woodworking, model cars, and studying Scripture. Rick was a devoted Christian who served the Lord in many capacities as a lifelong member of the Church of Christ.

In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by his brother Dana Kelley Ream. He is survived by daughters Kristi (Miles) Mitchell, and Jenni Ream, siblings Diana (Mark) Morris, and Chuck Ream, as well as many extended family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held at Spring Road Church of Christ in Westerville, Ohio, on Sunday, December 18, 2022, at 2:00 pm. Rick will be interred at Blendon Central Cemetery in Westerville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aloha Christian Camp, PO Box 74 Kapaau, HI, 96755 or GoFundMe (

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