Sumter community remembers Richard Booth

Many in Sumter are remembering Richard Lauren Booth (1977), 65, known for his charitable nature and compassion for his community, who passed away on March 5.

Born in Sumter, Booth was a graduate of Thomas Sumter Academy and later earned a degree in financial management from Clemson University. He continued his education by earning a Juris Doctor Degree from University of South Carolina School of Law.

He was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 1977 and began his law career by practicing law with Lee & Moise, and Nash, Chappell & Wilson before starting his own firm in 1986.