Violet Kaye Richards

April 29, 1963November 28, 2021
Obituary of Violet Kaye Richards
Violet Kaye Richards was born April 29, 1963 and passed away peacefully, with her family by her side, on Sunday, November 28th, 2021. Violet worked for many years in Coffee and Vending Sales for Gold Cup Coffee and Vending Services of Richmond. While working for Ukrop’s Supermarket she met her husband, Jim, in August 1995 and they have been together ever since. On August 8th, 2000 they were married in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Violet had a love for yard sales with Jim and always was excited when she found a hidden treasure or a good deal. Violet was a spunky woman with a vibrant personality. She never met a stranger and always loved giving gifts. She had a love for all animals and many would visit her in the neighbor to get dog treats while on their walks. Violet is survived by her husband Jim; three daughters, Jennifer Neal (Joe), Rachel Spain (Jeremy ) and Asheton Bider( Anthony ); grandkids, Ella, Ezra, Emmaus, Lilliana and Conan; siblings, Pansy Spottswood ( Keith ) and Floyd Harvey ( Kim ); and many nephews and nieces. The family will receive friends 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the Atlee Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 9271 Shady Grove Road in Mechanicsville; where a funeral service will be conducted at 9:45 a.m. Friday, December 3, 2021. Interment service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Signal Hill Memorial Park, 12360 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover, Va. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association or the local SPCA.

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  • Jim Richards Husband
  • Jennifer Neal (Joe), Rachel Spain (Jeremy), and Asheton Bider (Anthony) Daughters
  • Ella, Ezra, Emmaus, Lilliana and Conan Grandkids
  • Pansy Spottswood (Keith) and Floyd Harvey (Kim) Siblings
  • Many Nephews and Nieces

  • American Heart Association
  • Richmond SPCA

Past Services

Thursday, December 02, 2021


Friday, December 03, 2021

Funeral Service

Friday, December 03, 2021