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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
11:00 A. M.
New Hope Cemetery
236 Two Sisters Ferry Road
Varnville, South Carolina 29944
There will be no viewing after the eulogy.
Evangelist Norma Capers, Eulogist
The life of Rickie Pringle began on Sunday, April 23, 1961, to the late Mr. John Wade and Mrs. Jennie Lee “Shaggy” Pringle. Rickie was an outstanding husband, a number one father, a competitive brother, brother-in-law, uncle, nephew, and friend.
Rickie attended the public schools of Hampton County, SC and graduated from Wade Hampton High School, Class of 1979. During his high school years, Rickie played varsity basketball, earning the nickname “Stomper.” Upon graduation from high school, Rickie furthered his education by attending Beaufort Technical College (BTC) – Beaufort, SC, earning an Associate Degree in Electronics. Upon graduating from BTC, Rickie enlisted in the United States Army where he proudly served his country. Rickie was employed with Bi-Meco Medical Group, where he was a lead supervisor. Rickie developed a professional and personal relationship with the Bi-Meco Medical Group CEOs, Mark and Sandra Jungers, Atlanta, GA.
Rickie leaves to cherish fond memories: his wife, Celia A. Pringle, and daughter, Celine Ric Kaye Pringle, both of Hampton, GA. Two sisters, Brinda K. Pringle, Varnville, SC and Marilyn J. (Billy, Jr.) Smart, Brunson, SC; one brother, Larry W. Pringle, Varnville, SC; mother-in-law, Celia Shird Fleming, Lake City, SC; father-in-law, Ervin McWhite, Florence, SC; four sisters-in-law, Patricia (Cleveland) Pringle-Stokes, Brunson, SC, Doris McWhite, Bronx, NY and Trulean Wilson, Lake City, SC; six brothers-in-laws, Mitchell (Jackie) Shird, Fayetteville, NC; Finley Levern Shird, Florence, SC; Reace (Gloria) Shird, Johnsonville, SC; Ervin McWhite, Jr. and Willie McWhite, Florence, SC; Alphonso (Nancy) McWhite, Pamplico, SC; two aunts, Nell Frazier, Hampton, SC (my second mother) and Janet Short, Gainesville, FL; a first cousin & like an aunt, Evangelist Norma (Pete) Capers; two uncles, Roosevelt Fennell, Yemassee, SC and Robert (Elizabeth) Brooks, Varnville, SC. A host of nieces and nephews: Gregory Pringle, Varnville, SC; Marshone Washington, Philadelphia, PA; Torrey (Kathy) Pringle, Miami, FL; Reginald (Keisha) Pringle, Fayetteville, NC; Ro Shanda Pringle, Summerville, SC; Neil (Tamara) Pringle, Orlando, Fl; Katerri (Mark) Pringle-Green, Columbia, SC; Sherilynne R. (Rashad) Rice, Lyman, SC; Miesha (Jermaine Williams) Smart, North, SC, Justin Shird, Pamplico, SC, Tristan Shird and Race Shird, Johnsonville, SC, and Obediah Shird, NC; three great nephews and six great nieces. A long-time friend of the family, George Loadholt, Varnville, SC; golfing budies, Will Hollman, Jason Gamble, Atlanta, GA; Damarcus Stoudemire, Alabama; and golfing buddy and co-worker, Gary Austin, Fayetteville, GA.
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