Richard Mettee passed away Feb. 19, 2014 in Cumming. He was 77 years old. He was born April 5, 1936, in Baltimore, Md.
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In his early years, after spending time in the U.S. Coast Guard, he was a professional photographer at the Mettee Studio in Baltimore. His passion was serving as maintenance supervisor and care taker at the Howard County Fair Grounds in West Friendship, Md. He spent 25 years with the fair association up until his retirement in 2012.
He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Dill; grandson Josh Dill; great-grandson, Cameron, all of Cumming; step sisters Robyn Metzbower of Sykesville Md., and Lyn Chervenak; and several nieces and nephews also survive. He was preceded in death by his parents N. Boyd Mettee and Nina Mettee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department in Howard County Maryland at their website www.wfvfd.org.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory - Cumming
150 Sawnee Drive Cumming, GA 30040
Published in Forsyth County News from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2014