Richard Wayne Brettin, 59, of Peachtree City

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Richard Brettin
Richard Brettin

Our fearless leader and provider, Richard Wayne Brettin, 59, of Peachtree City, passed away December 20, 2017.  He was born on March 14, 1958, in Savannah, Ga.

Richard was a Christian and knew Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.  He was a member of Southside Church in Peachtree City. He worked his way through school as a co-op student and graduated from Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He then obtained his master’s degree in engineering management at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Rick developed a love of travel growing up as an Air Force brat.  He was a world traveler and worked in such places as Dubai, Qatar, London, and Singapore.

Richard is survived by his wife of 31 years, Tamara Brettin; daughter, Brittney (Ryan) Gloer; sons, Benjamin Brettin and Braeden Brettin; grandchildren, Judah, Asher, and Micah Gloer; parents, Roland and Vera Mae Brettin; sisters, Sheila (Herbie) Webster and Sherry Webster; brother, David (Angie) Brettin. He is also survived by numerous, beloved nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 12 p.m. at Southside Church, Peachtree City.  The family will accept friends from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. prior to the service at the church.  A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Ga.

Expression of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to: www.GoFundme.com/tq7vx-rick-brettin-memorial-fund.

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City – www.mowellfuneralhome.com.