Richard Odis Baine Honeycutt, age 24, of Centreville, VA and formerly of Hayesville, NC passed away Monday, June 6, 2022.

He was born in Catawba County, NC to Jimmy Honeycutt and wife Lisa of Bristol, TN and his mother Denise Honeycutt of Hiawassee, GA. Richard graduated from Hayesville High School in 2016; he played basketball. Richard was active in the Virginia Army National Guard. He graduated from The Citadel School of Engineering in 2020, earning a bachelor’s degree and also graduated from the Basic Officer Leadership Course. Richard worked for Amazon as an IT Technician. He was very goal oriented and determined. Richard enjoyed hunting and fishing. He attended First Free Will Baptist Church in Hayesville.

In addition to his parents he is survived by two brothers, Thomas Greene of Raleigh, NC and Eric Honeycutt of Ashboro, NC; two sisters, Emily Greer and husband Zac of Granite Falls, NC and Julie Adame and husband (Sergio) of Coleridge, NC; maternal grandmother, Joyce Ware of Brasstown, NC; paternal grandparents, Jim and Margaret Honeycutt of Randleman, NC; and three nieces and two nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Hayesville. Pastor Jim Honeycutt and Chaplain Stanley Boudai will officiate. Eulogy will be given by his brother, Thomas Greene. Burial will be in the Pine Log Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard’s fellow colleagues and good friends.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm to 1:30 pm, Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the First Free Will Baptist Church.

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Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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Posted on: 2022-06-13

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