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Richard "Rickey" Feimster

September 23, 1960 — February 3, 2022

Rutherfordton, NC


Richard “Rickey” Feimster, age 61, of Rutherfordton, passed away Thursday, February 3, 2022 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Rickey was born Friday, September 23, 1960 in Ft. Hood, Texas to the late James R. Feimster and Elsie Mae Moles Feimster. He was a graduate of East Rutherford High School, class of 1979. Rickey worked in textiles most of his life and most recently for Stonecutter Mill. He enjoyed singing and dancing and was an avid collector of swords and knives. Rickey was of the Baptist faith.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Eva Irene Feimster and brother, John Earl Feimster.

Left to cherish fond memories are his wife, Molly Feimster; son, Justin Feimster (Doug) of Ellenboro; daughter, Lindsay Holland (Steven) of Forest City; brother, J.O. Feimster of Bostic and two grandchildren, Wyatt Holland and Ryleigh Feimster.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Keith Vance officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations are request to the American Foundation for the Blind,

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, February 8, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrelson Funeral & Cremation Services

1251 US-221, Rutherfordton, NC 28139

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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