Richard "Ricky" Truesdale kirkleyDecember 5, 1954 ~ May 20, 2017 (age 62)
Mr. Richard “Ricky” Truesdale Kirkley, 62, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, at McLeod Health Cheraw.
Born in Bennettsville on December 5, 1954, he was a son of the late Curtis Truesdale and Sara Margaret Jackson Kirkley. He was a graduate of Bennettsville High School and was employed with Arauco of Bennettsville. Ricky was a member of Thomas Memorial Baptist Church. He enjoyed shopping for others and loved racing, especially go-cart racing with his nephew. He was a very kind and thoughtful man and will be dearly missed.
Ricky was preceded in death by his parents.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory: brother, Thomas M. “Tommy” Kirkley; sister, Becky Bostick and husband Tommy; special niece, Rebecca Bostick; and special nephew, Thomas Kirkley, II, all of Bennettsville.
A graveside funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Sunset Memorial Park, officiated by the Rev. Dr. Mark Johnston and Mr. David Jackson .The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Burroughs & Cooper Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to: First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 456, Bennettsville, SC 29512 or Marlboro Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 123, Bennettsville, SC 29512.
Online condolences may be made at www.burroughscooperfh.com.
Burroughs & Cooper Funeral home is assisting the Kirkley family.