Born June 17, 1962 in Hamlin, TX, Richie was the son of the late Ronald Claxton Carter and LuWanda Jean Armstrong Lindsey. Richie graduated high school in Colorado City, TX and attended Angelo State University. He lived in Dallas and liked golf and play volleyball. He is preceded in death by his father.
Richie is survived by his mother and stepfather, Jean and Tommy Lindsey of Colorado City one sister, Rhonda Bennett of Colorado City and his nephew, Tanner Bennett of Colorado City.