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Richard "Ric" Syme

August 17, 1951 ~ August 27, 2022 (age 71)


Ric Syme, 71, died Sunday, August 27, 2022.  A Celebration of Life will be held from 5:00PM to 7:00PM Friday, September 23, 2022, at the clubhouse at Oakview Golf Course and Country Club.  All friends are invited to come to celebrate his life.   

Born in Macon to the late William M. Syme, II and Elaine Houchen Syme, Ric owned many businesses in Macon, including Ric’s Liquors and Big Chic.  He was a partner in Oakview Golf course and Country Club.  Ric was an avid golfer and loved spending time with his friends on the course.  

Survivors include his best friend and partner in life, Holly Syme, many friends and cousins, and his golf family.  He was proud to be called “Uncle Ric” by Emily Bryan Purser.  

In addition to his parents, preceding him in death was his brother, William M. (Bid) Syme, III.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Kitty City Cat Rescue, 4530 Knight Rd, Macon, GA 31220 or All About Animals, 101 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31201 would be appreciated.   

Please visit to express condolences. 

Hart’s on Cherry Street, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 765 Cherry Street, Macon, GA 31201 has charge of the arrangements. 

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Celebration of Life
September 23, 2022

5:00 PM
Oakview Golf Course and Country Club Clubhouse
128 Oakview Club Drive
Macon, GA 31216


All About Animals
P.O. Box 4331, Macon GA 31208

Kitty City Cat Rescue
4530 Knight Rd,, Macon GA 31220

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