June 15, 1912 ~ June 5, 2001

Born in: Buncombe County,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Ottis Hillery Duckett, 88, of 139 Hayes Cove Rd., Leicester, died Tuesday, June 5, 2001 at the Laurels of Greentree Ridge. A native of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late D.B. and Charlotte Hill Duckett. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Doice, Hugh and Calvin Duckett and two sisters, Frankie Brown and Eupha Byers. He was a retired carpenter and farmer and was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife Ophelia Brown Duckett and a number of nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday in the Patton Avenue Chapel of Groce Funeral Home. Burial will be private. His family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25388, Asheville, NC 28813.

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  1. Sorry about Ott’s death. We will always remember visiting and picking blackberries with
    him and Ophelia. Also the dogs
    he gave our children.–Jim
    and Freddie Rhea Jr.


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