In memory of
Hershel Preston Richardson
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In memory of
Hershel Preston Richardson
Hershel Preston Richardson Jr. SUGAR GROVE, Va. Hershel Preston Richardson Jr., age 76, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, at the Smyth County Community Hospital. Mr. Richardson was born in Smyth County to the late Hershel Preston Richardson Sr. and Evelyn Eller Richardson. He was a prominent Smyth County, Va., farmer who was a leader in the industry. Mr. Richardson was a member of the Brookside Baptist Church in Sugar Grove and was a Christian man who was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Audrey B. Richardson; two daughters, June Frye and husband, Tim, Wytheville, Va., and Mary Parsons and husband Sam, Sugar Grove, Va.; one son, Jay Richardson and wife, Monnie, Sugar Grove; grandchildren, Heather Parsons and husband, Lieutenant JG. Ken, Hampton, Va., Ethan Richardson, Sugar Grove, and Jacob Richardson, Sugar Grove; great-granddaughter, Roslyn Parsons, Hampton; sister, Page Coulthard and husband, Bob, Sugar Grove; sister-in-law, Mary Ann Akers and husband, Frank, Atkins, Va.; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at the Brookside Baptist Church in Sugar Grove, with the Rev. Don Medley officiating. Interment will follow in Ridge Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Brookside Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Morrison School 139 Terrace Dr., Bristol, VA 24202. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at Bradley's Funeral Home is serving the Richardson family.
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