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Robert Warren "Bob" Gettman

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Robert Warren "Bob" Gettman Obituary
HENDERSONVILLE-Robert ""Bob"" Warren Gettman, age 68 of Asheville died Friday, April 24th, 2015. He was born August 24th, 1946 in Marion, Ohio, the son of the late Dr. Robert Lowell Gettman and Katharine Schneider Gettman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn Gettman Ghandour.
Mr. Gettman graduated from West Henderson High School; received a Bachelor Degree from Presbyterian College, attended Clemson University for his Masters Degree and the University of Georgia for his Doctoral Program.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Katrina Compton Gettman; his two daughters, Laurel Elise Gettman Harney and her husband, Brian, and Katharine Alana Gettman Johnson; his four grandchildren, Abegael Johnson, Asa Johnson, Louis Harney, and Helene Harney; his brother, Lowell John Gettman and his wife, Phillipa; and his sister, Elaine Gettman Bourdeaux; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 4:00 PM Friday, May 8th, 2015 at Calvary Episcopal Church with the Reverend Victor Mansfield officiating. Burial will follow the service in the churchyard. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations in Bob's memory be directed to the Daniel Boone Council, Boy Scouts of America, 333 West Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on May 6, 2015
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