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Rickey Singleton

March 31, 1954 — February 10, 2024

Augusta, Georgia


Rickey Singleton, a highly respected and beloved member of Augusta community, passed away on 10, 2024, at the age of 69. He will be remembered fondly for his remarkable career as a caddy at The Augusta National Golf Club, as well as his service in the United States Navy.

Born on March 31, 1954, in Augusta, Georgia, Rickey's journey began in the very city that would shape his life and leave an enduring impact on him. From an early age, he displayed a deep passion for golf and a natural ability to navigate the splendid greens of The Masters. This love for the game would later evolve into a lifelong career that would bring him joy and fulfillment.

Upon completing his military service as a Private First Class in the United States Navy, Rickey Singleton embarked on a new chapter by joining The Augusta National Golf Club as a caddy. It was here that he would leave an indelible mark on the sport and forge lasting connections with players and fellow caddies alike. His dedication to his craft and unwavering commitment to excellence made him an invaluable asset to The Augusta National Golf Club. He possessed an encyclopedic knowledge of the course, its history, and its unique challenges. Players who had the privilege of having Rickey as their caddy often praised his exceptional insight and unwavering support.

Beyond his professional achievements, Rickey was known for his warm heart and genuine kindness. His infectious smile could light up any room he entered, and he had an uncanny ability to make people feel at ease. Whether it was offering words of encouragement or sharing a lighthearted joke between shots, Rickey had an innate gift for making those around him feel valued and cared for. In addition to his passion for golf and unwavering dedication to caddying, Rickey Singleton took immense pride in his service to his country. His time in the United States Navy shaped him into a man of integrity, discipline, and unwavering loyalty. Those who served alongside him often reminisced about his unwavering commitment to duty and the camaraderie he fostered among his fellow servicemen.

Family was at the core of Rickey's life. He was a devoted son, brother, father, uncle, and friend. He cherished each moment spent with loved ones, creating countless memories through family gatherings and celebrations. Rickey's unconditional love and support will forever resonate in the hearts of those close to him.

The passing of Rickey Singleton is a profound loss for the Augusta community and all who had the privilege of knowing him. His legacy as a revered caddy and military veteran will endure, but it is his warmth, kindness, and genuine care for others that will be remembered most vividly. He is survived by his loving family, who will continue to cherish his memory: his daughter, parents, siblings, nieces, nephews, and a wide circle of friends whose lives were enriched by knowing him.

As we bid farewell to Rickey Singleton, let us remember him not with sadness but with gratitude for a life well-lived. His dedication, passion for golf, impeccable character, and unwavering kindness have left an indelible imprint on our hearts. May he rest in eternal peace knowing that he made a lasting impact on those fortunate enough to have crossed paths with him.

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Monday, February 19, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Agape Christian Fellowship Church

2627 Tobacco Rd, Hephzibah, GA 30815

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