Baseball

Alex Weston Rickenbaker

May 11, 2006 ~ April 3, 2021 (age 14)

Obituary

Alex Weston Rickenbaker, 14, of Orangeburg passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 2720 Broughton St, Orangeburg. 

The family will be receiving friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Thompson Funeral Home, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg.

Honored to serve as pallbearers will be Will Rickenbaker, Tyler Rickenbaker, Kyle Shecut, Marty Kinard, Max Dempsey and Josh Goins.

Alex was born on May 11, 2006 in Orangeburg.  He was the son of Todd Rickenbaker and Alice Evans Rickenbaker.  He was in the ninth grade at Edisto High School.  Alex enjoyed anything that was outdoors. He loved fishing and hunting, but his passion was baseball.  Alex had been playing baseball since he was three years old.  He was #6 for the Edisto Baseball team.  He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Gene Rickenbaker, Sr.; uncle, Gene “Rick” Rickenbaker, Jr.; maternal great-grandparents, William and Sarah McCollum.

Survivors include his parents, Todd and Alice Rickenbaker; sister, Lindsay J. Kinard (Marty); brothers, Will Rickenbaker, Tyler Rickenbaker; paternal grandmother, Darlene Rickenbaker; maternal grandmother, Deborah Evans; maternal grandfather, Mike “Gator” Evans; nephews, Easton Kinard, Bryce Kinard; a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, friends and teammates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 7, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
1012 Whitman Street
Orangeburg, SC 29115

Graveside Service
Thursday
April 8, 2021

2:00 PM
Memorial Park Cemetery, Broughton Street, Orangeburg

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