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Richard Alan Jefferys

August 13, 1943 — January 14, 2024

Waynesville

Richard Alan Jefferys

Richard A. Jefferys, age 80 passed away peacefully at home, with his wife Bari Lynn by his side, on Sunday, January 14th, 2024.

 

Richard was born in Kingwood, West Virginia to Woodford and Opal Jefferys on August 13, 1943.  After living and working in Ohio most of his life, he retired to North Carolina in 2006.  He and his wife enjoyed making new friends and exploring the beautiful Smoky Mountains.

 

A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend, he enjoyed family trips, watching his favorite westerns on tv and most of all serving his Lord and his church.

 

He is survived by his wife Bari Lynn of 43 years.  Sons, Scott (Trish) of Peoria, AZ, Christopher (Nancy) of Buckeye, AZ and Joshua of Angier, NC.  Brothers, Charles (Bonnie) of Oakwood, OH and Woody of Elyria Twp, OH, sister, Sharon Jarrett (Tim) of Summerfield, FL.  He also leaves behind 5 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews, all much loved.

 

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Woodford and Opal Jefferys as well as his sister, Pamalla Sivnksty.

 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, January 18th 4-6 pm at Wells Funeral Home in Waynesville and the funeral at 11 am on Friday, January 19th with Pastor Paul Hensley officiating. Interment will follow at Garrett – Hillcrest Cemetery in Waynesville.

 

Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or memorial contributions can be made to Life Church of Waynesville, 601 Westwood Circle, Waynesville, North Carolina 28786.

 

The family would like to thank the entire staff of Four Seasons Hospice for the loving care given to Richard.

 

The care of Mr Jefferys has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, January 18, 2024

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Funeral Service

Friday, January 19, 2024

11:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 North Main Street, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Burial

Friday, January 19, 2024

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park

886 Russ Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786

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