Mon Aug 8, 2022

Thompson: ‘Creech loved and was loved’

Ricky Creech, president and CEO of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, addresses graduates during Thomas Academy’s commencement ceremony in June. “Live your life on purpose,” Creech told graduates. “Make your unique mark on the world. Put your footprint somewhere on this earth. Put your thumbprint in someone’s heart. Remember, everything that you see around you that was created, it was created by someone who is no smarter than you.” Contributed photo by BGHNC

A good friend of mine died Saturday. Ricky Creech, president of Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina, perished in a tragic house fire at Lake Waccamaw. He was a good man. He loved God, his family, his country and, particularly, the children at Boys and Girls Homes.

Ricky had

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