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Annie R. Rikard

Mrs. Rikard

Leesville- Annie Ruth Rikard,

86, passed away Saturday,
January 24, 2015, after
a short illness. Funeral services
were held at 2:00 P.M.
Tuesday, January 27, at Milton
Shealy Funeral Home Chapel
with interment in Nazareth
United Methodist Church
Cemetery with Rev. Roger
Phillips offi ciating. Active
pallbearers will be Calvin Rikard,
Jr., Jamie Rikard, Jeremy
Rikard, Matthew Rikard,
Charles Rikard, and Claude
She was born on March 14,
1928 to the late Willie Lee
“Bud” and Ida Belle Rushton
Kirkland. She graduated from
Hollywood High School.
She is survived by her seven
loving children, Calvin
Rikard, Sr.; Shelby Rikard
Hydrick (Don); Nelson Rikard
(Joyce); Steve Rikard; Roger
Rikard (Brender); Joel Rikard
(Kelly Lewis); and Sharon Rikard
Kneece (Charlie Miller);
seventeen grandchildren; seventeen
great grandchildren;
one great great grandchild;
two sisters, Bessie King; Frances
Leopard (Pee Wee); and
one sister-in-law, Ruth Kirkland.
She was preceded in
death by her son, Bobby Ray
Rikard; grandchild, Amanda
Elizabeth Rikard; great
grandchild, Quentin Michael
Hall; three brothers, Ollie,
Ray and Harvey Kirkland;
and one sister, Mary Lillian
The family received friends
from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Monday,
January 26, at Milton
Shealy Funeral Home, other
times at the home of her
daughter, Shelby, at 3640 Columbia
Highway. Memorials
may be made to Milton Shealy
Funeral Home c/o Annie Ruth
Rikard Memory, 115 N. Pine
Street, Batesburg, SC 29006.
Condolences may be expressed