Leon “Dick” Brackett, 83, of Hendersonville, passed away on Monday, December 9, 2019.
Born in Henderson County, he was the son of the late Willie Garfield and Lillie Darnell Brackett. He is preceded in death by grandson, Joshua Bradley; brother, Jim Brackett; sisters, Pauline Poley and Juanita Fowler. Dick was well known for heavy equipment operating skills. He was of Baptist faith and loved spending time wood working.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane Brackett; daughters, Brenda Rychanek of Hendersonville, Donna Crum of Marshall; sons, Tim Brackett (Janice) of Franklin, Steve Brackett (Julie) of Fletcher; brother, Bill Brackett of Fletcher and sisters, Sue Jackson and Thelma Martin of Flat Rock. Mr. Brackett also has 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren surviving.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 13th at Hoopers Creek Baptist Church in Fletcher. Pastor Phillip Youngblood, Rev. Donald Hare and Rev. Bill Brackett will officiate. Burial will be in the Hoopers Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Pallbearers will be Daniel Bradley, Justin Rychanek, Tyler Brackett, Kyle Brackett, Jesse Crum, Cody Brackett, Brandon Brown, John Taylor, Mark Fowler and Joe Bradley.
Memorials can be made to Four Seasons Hospice, Four Seasons Development Office, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences to the family can be made to the family at www.maconfuneralhome.com.