Rickie B Thames

November 24, 1959 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 64) 64 Years Old

Rickie Thames Obituary

Rickie B. Thames departed this life on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, with his lovely daughter by his side. Rickie was born on November 24, 1959, in Clarendon County to the late Charlie Thames Sr. Rickie was joined in Holy matrimony to Rhonda Arlene McBride Thames.

Rickie was educated in the Clarendon County School System. He graduated from Scotts Branch High School and was a member of the Class of 1978. He was employed for 30 years with GSX in Rimini, South Carolina, Food Lion Warehouse, and Meritor.

Rickie had a passion for singing. He was an active member of the Historic Liberty Hill AME Male, and New Vision chorus. He loved his family, especially his children.

He was preceded in death by his parents Charlie and Annie Thames, sister Dana Thames, and son Rickie Antonio McBride.

Rickie leaves to cherish his precious memories, his loving children, Shalonda (Anthony) Ragin and Shanique Thames both of Summerton , SC, Niesha Simmons of Florence, SC, Nyemia Lawson of Manning, SC, Shareka Lawson, and Keisha Lawson of Columbia, SC; a son, Cameron Lawson of Manning, SC; Two sisters, Janie Mae “Leona” Thames and Lueron Thames of Manning, SC; two brothers, Little Joe Thames of Manning, SC and Charlie (Michelle) Thames Jr. of Houston, TX; four grandchildren, Melquan House, Keonna Felder, Kamryn Gayle, and A’Raya Lawson; best friend, Kevin Hill of San Antonio, TX, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, his church family, and a multitude of friends.



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January 26, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
King-Fields Mortuary
3 Larry King Highway
Summerton, SC 29148

Celebration of Life
January 27, 2024

12:00 PM
Historic Liberty Hill A. M. E. Church
2310 Liberty Hill Road
Summerton, SC 29148

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