Rickey Smith



Gaffney — Mr. Rickey B Smith, 70, of 1409 Old Georgia Highway Apt. 17, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 9, 2024, at Spartanburg Hospice Home.

Born in Gaffney, SC, he was the son of the late Marshall Tate and the late Nellie Ruth Smith. Rickey was last employed as a Truck Driver until his retirement, was a member of the class of 1972, and a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

Left to cherish fond and loving memories are one son, Shondray Adams (Shantel), two daughters; Keshi Tate and Thomasha Wells, 11 Grandchildren, 6 Great-Grandchildren, 1 sister; Cheryl Smith (Wayne) and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday March 16th at 1pm at Philadelphia Baptist Church with Dr. Danny L Burnside Officiating.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family will be at the home of his daughter, Keshi Tate, 454 Sarratt Avenue, Gaffney beginning on Thursday, March 14 from 2pm until 9pm daily.

The Gaffney location of Gordon Mortuary is serving the Smith family.

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