Richard "Rick" Joseph Geist
A Man Who Enjoyed Life
Canton- Richard “Rick” Joseph Geist, age 61, passed away Monday, September 16, 2019 at his home with his loving family by his side.
Rick was born June 7, 1958 in Rochester, New York to the late Charles John Geist and the late Shirley Meier Geist. He had made his home in Haywood County for the past 18 years and had been employed as a master automobile mechanic. Rick was always willing to help those who needed assistance with automobile repairs, never ever turning anyone away. He was blessed with an outgoing personality and this brought multitudes of friendships into his life. He was a man who loved his family and a man who lived every day to its fullest. Following his example, cherish your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows and live your todays. We give thanks for the life of Richard “Rick” Geist.
He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Marilyn Moulton Geist of Canton; his siblings, Charles D. Geist and Grace of Rochester, New York, Deborah Tracey and Allen of Rochester, New York and Robert J. Geist and Lisa Rosato of Rochester, New York; several nieces and nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews; many special friends and also his beloved dogs, “Buffy” and “Red”.
To honor the request of Mr. Geist, no formal funeral services will be held.
Memorials may be made in his memory to Haywood Hospice, 43 Bowman Drive, Waynesville, NC 28785
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Geist family.