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Rick K. Corley

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From The Greenville News, May 28, 2002 (via Ken Webb):

Chief Rick K. Corley, Saluda, N.C.
Richard Kendrick Corley, born June, 27, 1948, died Sunday, May 26, 2002.

A native of Greenwood, he was the son of Giles and Annie Daniel and the late Albert Julian Corley. Mr. Corley was a graduate of Greenwood High School and received his B.A. degree from The Citadel and completed advanced study at U.S.C. and the F.B.I. National Academy.

From December 1993 until the present Mr. Corley was Chief of Police in Saluda, N.C. He was retired from South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) after 27 years of service as a Special Agent.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Rhonda Murff Corley; his daughter, Miller Anne Corley; and his brother, William E. Daniel.

There will be a memorial service today, May 28, 2002, at 4 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration in Saluda, N.C.

The family will receive friends after the service in the church parish hall.

There will be a private family interment service at Bethlehem Cemetery at Cornaca, Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers' Association, (SCLEOA) Scholarship Fund, 7339 Broad River Road, Irmo, SC 29063 or to the Saluda Public Library, P.O. Box 486, Saluda, NC 28773.

McFarland Funeral Chapel, Tryon, N.C. is in charge of arrangements.

EDITORS NOTE: While at The Citadel, Rick was a proud member of "R" Company. He was a Corporal, Supply Sergeant, and 1stLT. Rick was a History major, a Bond Volunteer, Brigadier Staff, Sphinx Staff, Shako Staff, Denominational Group, Sunday Color Guard, History Club, earned Dean's List (1), the Circle "K" Club, and on the Public Relations Committee,