Richard Meyer Hotchkiss

Richard Meyer Hotchkiss

FRANKLIN - Richard Meyer Hotchkiss, 82, of Franklin, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.

Born in Oakland, California, he was the son of the late Jack Hotchkiss and Rose C. Meyer Hotchkiss. Richard was a retired U.S. Army major. He was a West Point graduate and recipient of the Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam. He was a graduate of the Wharton School and at age 68 received his RN from Southwestern Community College School of Nursing.

He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Suzanne Cave Hotchkiss; daughter, Loraine Peters of Georgia; two sons, Rick Hotchkiss of Florida and Mark Hotchkiss of Texas; step-son, Bill Brennan of Florida; six grandchildren; and four great grandchildren.

No services will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Four Season’s Hospice, Four Seasons Development Office 571 South Allen Road Flat Rock, NC 28731.

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences can be made at

The Franklin Press

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