Herbert Lipe Puckett III of Georgetown, South Carolina passed on 2 February 2022, in Carthage, North Carolina. He was 79 years old. At his request, no service is planned. The family will host a celebration of his life later this spring. Herb was born 22 January 1943, in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1961 and The Citadel in 1965. A veteran, he was an Army officer with service in the Armor branch. Herb met and married his wife, Ann, in 1981. He most recently worked as a Maintenance Manager for Georgetown County. Herb was a founding member of the 2nd South Carolina Regiment living history organization and was an active member of the NRA. His interests included a lifelong passion for the outdoors. He enjoyed training young men and hunting dogs. An avid historian, Herb and his wife Ann enjoyed many days with friends and family sharing their home, hearth, campsite and fireside. Though there were only three children in their immediate family, he proudly had a hand in raising or directing so many others in his life. Herb is survived by his sister, Patricia Bleynat, two sons Bert and Bryan Puckett, and two grandsons Max and Hunter Puckett. Herb was preceded in death by his daughter, Betsy Puckett Hooker, and just three weeks ago by his wife, Ann. She went ahead to make sure the campfire was burning bright when he arrived.In lieu of flowers or memorial, donations can be made in memory of Herb Puckett to the American Diabetes Association.

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Posted on: 2022-02-15

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