Rickey McClain

Donalds – Rickey Clyde McClain, 53, husband of Donna Marie Baynard McClain, died Monday, March 21, 2022 at his home.


Born in Anderson County, he was a son of the late Clyde Junior and Jerelean Agnes Campbell McClain. He was a member of Donalds Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon. He was employed by the City of Anderson as the Cemetery Supervisor of Silverbrook Cemetery. He was a member of Centre Lodge #37 A.F.M. He was an avid Gamecock fan. Rickey was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and a hard worker. He always put others above himself and “just wanted everybody to be happy.”

Surviving in addition to his loving wife of 27 years of the home are: his son, Austin (Ashton Johnson) McClain of the home; his daughter, Hayley (Justin) Smith of Honea Path ; two brothers, Dennis (Elaine) McClain of Pelzer and Jackie (Kathy) McClain of Piedmont; two sisters, Connie Brock of Honea Path, and Donna Hoffstetter of Belton; two grandchildren, Madison Smith and Jayden Smith; and many other special family members.

Rickey was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Tony Randall McClain; and two sisters, Judy Earline McClain and Debbie Hilton.

Funeral services will be held at 4 P.M. Thursday, March 24, 2022 at Donalds Baptist Church with Rev. Jason Sturkie, Rev. Mark Duncan, and Rev. Carroll Plemmons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family is at the home and will receive friends from 3-4 P.M.Thursday at the church prior to the service, In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Donalds Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Po Box 91, Donalds, SC 29638. Messages of condolence may be made to the family at www.ParkerWhitePruitt.com

Service Details

  • Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022
  • Time: 4 P.M.
  • Place: Donalds Baptist Church
  • Cemetery: Donalds Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Visitation: 3-4 P.M. Thursday at the church prior to the service
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