Richard Edward Boykin Sr.

RIDGEWAY – Funeral services for Richard E. Boykin Sr., 61, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, conducted by Bishop Rob Christensen of the Ridgeway Ward. The family will greet friends in the Relief Society Room one hour before the service. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-9 .p.m. Saturday evening, Sept. 17, 2016 at Pope Funeral Home.

Mr. Boykin entered eternal rest on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Born in Winnsboro on June 2, 1955, he was the son of the late Ollie and Vermell Myers Boykin.

Mr. Boykin is survived by his wife of 41 years, Vanessa Goff Boykin; son, David Scott Boykin; two daughters, Cynthia B. Faulkenberry (Kevin), and Melissa B. Scott (Dennis); two brothers, Joe and Ray Boykin; sister, Gayle B, Mogridge; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Richard is predeceased by a son, Richard E. Boykin Jr., and brother, Vernon Boykin.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Richard’s memory to the South Carolina Kidney Foundation, 508 Hampton St., Suite 200, Columbia, S.C. 29201.

Pope Funeral Home is assisting the Boykin family.

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