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On April 14th Richie would have celebrated his 53rd birthday. Happy Birthday, Richie! Your spirit lives on.
To the class of 1988, Richie was our friend to everyone he knew. He was a member of the Mississippi Law Journal and Phi Delta Phi, the oldest and most prestigious legal society in North America.
Richie loved his brothers in Kappa Sigma, a national fraternity founded in 1869. This year marks the Kappa Sig's 148th anniversary.
Richie was an outstanding student at Ole Miss. He was initiated into Mortar Board, the premier national honor society recognizing college senior for superior achievements. There are 228 chartered chapters of Mortar Board across the nation.
Richie enjoyed the outdoors greatly. He loved mountain and road bilking, running, hunting, and white water rafting. He participated in hundreds of races and was a natural athlete.
Richie received his undergraduate degree from Ole Miss on 5.18.1985.
Richie was incredibly active and on his 47th birthday he celebrated by riding his first century. That's right, 100 miles on his bike.