Mr. Ned R. Trivette, age 81, of Peoria Road, Sugar Grove, passed away Friday morning, August 15, 2014 at Care Partners Hospice in Asheville.

Born January 29, 1933 in Watauga County, he was a son of the late A. E. and Susie Hagaman Trivette. Ned was a member of Bethel Baptist Church. He retired from ASU in 1990 as Vice Chancellor of Business affairs.


He is survived by one daughter, Susan Black and husband Keith of Asheville, one son, Mark Trivette of Atlanta, GA, six granddaughters, Lauren Michelle Black, Kathryn Joyce Black, Sarah Elizabeth Black, Rachael Maxine Trivette, Holland Reeves Trivette and Leslie Reagan Trivette, one sister, Mary Faye Tester of Sugar Grove and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine Joyner Trivette and one brother Max Trivette.

Graveside services for Mr. Ned R. Trivette will be private.

The family will receive friends Thursday evening, August 21 from 5 o’clock until 8 o’clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Home.

The family respectfully requests no food, and suggests memorials to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 123 Mountain Dale Road, Vilas, NC 28692 or to Mountain Home Music, PO Box 572, Boone, NC 28607 or to BRAHM, PO Box 828, Blowing Rock, NC 28605.

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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Trivette family.


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