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Richard "Rick" Wayne Gulledge

April 24, 1955 — September 24, 2020

Richard "Rick" Wayne Gulledge

Mt. Croghan, SC

Mr. Richard Wayne “Rick” Gulledge, age 65, entered into rest on Thursday, September 24, 2020. A private family graveside service will be held at Mt. Croghan Memorial Park on Sunday, October 4, 2020 officiated by Brent Taylor. The family will be meeting at the home of his mother, Mrs. Kay T. Gulledge.

Mr. Gulledge was born April 24, 1955 in Monroe, NC a son of Kay Taylor Gulledge and the late Rev. Grady J. “Buck” Gulledge. Rick began working alongside his father at Buck’s Upholstery Shop as a teenager and was a very talented upholsterer, specializing in ornate and antique furniture. A very artistic gentleman, Rick always had an eye for décor and decorating. He enjoyed working in his yard, creating beautiful landscape and unique flower gardens. Rick loved celebrating and decorating for each holiday. He was a true “kid” at heart and loved spending time with his nieces, nephews, and their families.

Survivors include his beloved life partner of 40 years, Kenneth Caudle of the home; mother, Kay T. Gulledge of Mt. Croghan, SC; son, Ryan Poston of Sylva, NC; brother, Chip Gulledge; sisters, Sherry (Tony) Johnson, and Lisa (Rusty) Platts all of Mt. Croghan, SC; nieces & nephews, Jake (Crystal) Johnson, Matt (Susan) Griggs both of Mt. Croghan, SC, Lindsey (Gary) DeSantis of OH, Kayla (Jared) White, Carly (Brady) Morgan both of Mt. Croghan, SC, and Corey Adams of Chesterfield, SC; great nieces & great nephews, Wade & Waylon Johnson, Aubree, Finley, and Emery White, Connor Griggs, and Vito DeSantis.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Gulledge family.

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