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Mr. Rickie McCorkle, born May 9, 1957 in Gaston County, North Carolina, departed this life Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  
Rickie was preceded in death by his mother Barbara Jean Cassell McCorkle.
 
Rickie graduated from North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. During his college summer breaks Rickie worked as a Management Analyst at the Pentagon, in Washington D.C. Following his graduation, he worked as an Insurance Adjuster for Georgia Pacific, Atlanta, Ga. Upon returning to North Carolina, he worked at Blum Industries until his health began to decline. Most importantly Rickie acknowledged his relationship with Jesus Christ and that his peace came from knowing he was in God’s hand.
 
Those left to cherish his memories are two daughters, Lauren Morton and Kristen D. Culpepper both of Atlanta, GA, one grandson, Elijah James Culpepper, his father, Thomas McCorkle of the home, one sister; Dianne M. Lynch (Bruce) of Stanley, NC; two brothers, Mitchell McCorkle (Janice) of Matthews, NC and Phillip McCorkle (Janelle) of Stanley, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews relatives and friends.

Funeral: Saturday; September 7, 2019; 12:30 p.m.; Springfield Memorial Baptist Church-2920 Dallas Stanley Highway, Stanley

Visitation: thirty minutes before the service at the church

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  • Thursday, September 5, 2019
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