September 6, 1929 ~ April 22, 2001
Born in: Asheville,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Mr. Brackett was born in Asheville and was a son of the late Charles Henry and Louise Inabinett Brackett. He retired as Plant Manager for Coca Cola after 32 years of service and more recently worked with Nationwide Insurance for 12 years.
He was an Army veteran and was a former member of the Sales Executive and Marketing Club and a former Optimist. He was an active member of Haywood Street United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School at every age level, was Chairman of the Trustees, Chairman of the Administrative Board, Lay Leader, member of the Property Committee and Lay Member of the Annual Conference.
He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Foster Brackett and a brother, Oscar E. Brackett.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Dorothy Thomas officiating. Burial will be at Pisgah View Memorial Park.
His family will receive friends from 7 - 8:30 pm Wednesday at the funeral home and request that memorials be made to Haywood Street United Methodist Church, 297 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801.