Richard Marett

Richard B. Marett

Tuesday, February 1st, 1949 - Monday, March 25th, 2019
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Richard B. Marett, 70, of Old Fort, passed away Monday, March 25, 2019.
Mr. Marett was born February 1, 1949 in Buncombe County to the late Vaden and Juanita Penley Marett.
Richard was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Army and was a member of First Christian Church. He owned and operated I-40 Auto where he was a master mechanic for over 30 years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, David, Tom and John Marett.
Richard is survived by his sons, Travis (Samantha Mello) and Colton Marett; sisters, Joyce Jones and Judy McPeeters; brother, Julian Marett and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of life service will be Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 2:00pm in the chapel of the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery with burial immediately following.
At other times, the family will be at the home of Joyce Jones, 108 Rock Church St., Black Mountain, NC.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 2:00pm
    Western Carolina State Veterans Chapel
    Reverend Frank Cantrell
  • Interment

    Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
    962 Old US 70
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Gary Cody

Posted at 02:05pm
Goodbye old friend. Rest with family and friends now. We'll be together again soon. I wonder, ... do they have hot rod Chevys in Heaven? Until then, Cuz.

Ken Kennedy

Posted at 08:38am
Rick was a Great Guy and was always friendly. He will surely be missed by all. Thoughts and Prayers to the family. God Bless. Ken Kennedy

Bonnie Jean (Penley)Foley

Posted at 05:21pm
Sorry for your loss of Ricky. Precious in the sight of the lord is the death of his saints. Psalms 116:15. What a reunion of maretts and Penleys!
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