UNION — Mrs. Elizabeth “Lisa” Rinaca, 61, wife of Douglas R. Rinaca, 4627 Cross Keys Highway, Union, left to walk with the Lord on the sunny morning of November 27, 2015.
Mrs. Rinaca was born on February 26, 1954 a daughter of Elizabeth Richardson Wilburn and the late Wade Hampton Wilburn, Jr. Lisa, who was originally of Cross Keys, was a graduate of Union High School and found her way back home after attending Clemson University. She completed a rewarding 30 year career with SCDDSN (Whitten Center). Mrs. Rinaca was on the Union County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs, a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and was a member of the YMCA—Tennis Association. Her life was filled with raising two sons, enjoying horses, tennis with her dear friends, yoga, travel, hiking and camping, gardening, her dogs Tilly and Picaro, and most of all, her family. Those who knew her will carry with them her love and appetite for life for the days to come.
Surviving in addition to her husband and mother are two sons, Rhett Wilburn Rinaca and wife Kristen of Laurens, SC and Franklin Monroe Rinaca and wife Danielle of Mt. Pleasant, SC; three grandchildren, Wilburn Henry Rinaca, Sue Ella Rose Rinaca, and Hampton Gaudet Rinaca; one sister, Gayle McCain and husband Luke of Pawleys Island, SC; two brothers, Frank Wilburn and wife Phylis of Union, SC and Buford Wilburn and wife Tricia of Batesburg Leesville, SC.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, November 29, 2015 at Padgett’s Creek Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Allen Simpson. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Andrew Sherer, Adam Moates, Ben Stackhouse, Brook Sentell, Chuck Sanders, and Ian McCroskey.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Laurens County, PO Box 178, Clinton, SC 29325.
The family is at the home, 4627 Cross Keys Highway, Union, SC 29379.
S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home