Richard David Serena

September 14, 1962 - October 12, 2012
Richard David Serena

Hendersonville

Richard David Serena, 50, of Hendersonville went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 12, 2012 at his home unexpectedly.

A native of Orangeburg, SC, he was the son of the late Edward & Grace Serena. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Wayne Serena and a nephew, Terry Croft.

He has lived in Hendersonville for 30 plus years and was employed by AAA Septic Company for the past 17 years. He was a member of Piney Mountain United Methodist Church and was a member with the WNC Patriot Guard Riders. He loved to fish and was an avid motorcyle rider.

He is survived by his loving wife, Rita Serena; two sons, Matthew Reece and Bradley Reece; a step-son, Brian Cunningham of Hendersonville; a granddaughter, Mia Cunningham of Hendersonville; a sister, Cindy Serena-Elliott and her husband Eric of Hendersonville; a brother, Warren Serena of TN; sister-in-law, Katie Serena; two nephews, Brandon D. Serena USAF of FL and Randy Serena of TN; and four nieces, Jessie Serena of TN, Tina Pou of SC, Denise Opperman of Hendersonville, and Amanda Langevin of IN.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Piney Mountain UMC, 14 Piney Moutain Church Road in Candler, NC.


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  • October 14, 2012
    Rick & Gloria Hensley says:
    We're so very saddened for your lose. We wish there were words to ease your pain. Both Gloria and I know beyond any shadow of a doubt that Rick is in the arms of his Maker. We continue to bring you before our Heavenly Father's throne.

  • October 15, 2012
    wilma gilbert says:
    Cindy and family, May God bring your family peace and offer comfort at this difficult time.

  • October 15, 2012
    Yvonne Justice says:
    My thoughts & prayers are with the family.

  • October 15, 2012
    Scott and Kim Smith says:
    You will be forever missed my dear friend. We love you and we are so sorry for all that you had to endure.

  • October 16, 2012
    Cleve and Christine Reese says:
    You are in our thoughts and Prayers. We will miss Rick forever. He was such a good friend and son in law... We love you.