Jack P. Starrette (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)


NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Jack P. Starrette, 79, of North Augusta, SC, beloved husband of the late Carolyn Hollar Starrette and son of the late James Robert, Sr. and Anna Mae Kennedy Starrette, entered into rest Friday, August 20th, 2010, following an accident, while doing what he loved working. Born in Statesville, NC, and a resident of Aiken County, SC, since 1974, he for over fifty years was in the trucking business. He along with his late wife Carolyn and son Roger owned and operated Starrette Trucking Company. A United States Army veteran, he proudly served his country in the Korean War. He was a very active and dedicated member of Lakeside Baptist Church, Clearwater, SC. Mr. Starrette enjoyed dirt track racing but more than anything else, he enjoyed spending time with his only grandchild, Lauren. He is survived a son, Roger Starrette, North Augusta, SC; daughter- in-law, Melissa Starrette, North Augusta, SC; brother, Herman Starrette, Statesville, NC; sisters, Bertha Marlowe and Hazel S. Phillips, both of Statesville, NC; granddaughter, Lauren Starrette, North Augusta, SC and his four legged companion, 'Oreo', who since the passing of Mrs. Starrette had been his constant companion. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, August 23rd, 2010, at 1 o'clock at Lakeside Baptist Church, Clearwater, SC, with Pastor Tad Marshall and Pastor Bill Reese officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Pallbearers will be Glenn Gentry, Sr., Julian Farmer, Jody Glover, Jack Snipes, Doyle Smith and Skip Atkinson. Mr. Starrette will be placed in the church at noon Monday. Visit www.HatcherFuneralHome. com to share memories of Mr. Starrette and leave a message of condolence for the family. If so desired, memorials may be made to Lakeside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1730 Clearwater, SC 29822. Friends may call the family residence. The family will greet friends Sunday, August 22nd, 2010, from 6 until 8 o' clock at Hatcher Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Langley, SC. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-August 22, 2010