Reginald Hatcher (Ripp) Smith
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Reginald (Ripp) Hatcher Smith

Asheville - Reginald (Ripp) Hatcher Smith, 80, died peacefully in his sleep on June 21 in Asheville, NC. He is survived by his daughter Rachel Carter Pope and her daughter Reya Celeste Pope, and by his brother Furman Smith Jr. and his sister Lucy Smith Allouchery. He is also survived by his sister-in-law Junice Kulick and step-daughter Nicole Mischler. Ripp was a well known sculptor and painter and a moving spirit of the "I Am Home Art Project" bringing art to the homeless of Asheville. He will be missed by his family and many friends. Donations in Ripp's memory to I Am Home Art Project would be appreciated. (

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Published in Asheville Citizen-Times from Jun. 26 to Jun. 28, 2020.
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July 9, 2020
He will be oh so missed by our family and so many people he he affected through art,laughter,intelligence and most of all his generosity and love for others. ♥
Junice Kulick
June 30, 2020
Please accept my condolences . I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved one. May the word of God comfort and strengthen you. 2 Thessalonians 2:16,17
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