Wallace Lee Richardson, Sr.

March 23, 1942April 11, 2019

Wallace Lee Richardson, Sr., 77, of Chester, Virginia took a final breath and went to be with the Lord on Thursday, April 11, 2019. He leaves behind a host of loved ones including seven children, 11 grandchildren, and one great great grandson. He didn't shy away from hard work and he worked with his hands as a plumber and a pipefitter. He will be missed dearly. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Parkinson's Foundation. Online condolences may be made at

From the family: "Our only comfort now is knowing that you are at peace and that you will live on through the memories that we share. A part of us went with you on that heartbreaking day but the sound of your laughter will live in our hearts forever, we love you Daddy. God saw that you were getting tired, He knew what was best for you and welcomed you to His home because He knew that it was your time to rest."


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Wallace Lee Richardson, Sr.

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Patricia Stowe

April 18, 2019

The richardson family hsve been friends for over 30 yrs wally was so funny he would always joke and make u laugh i love his ex wife who was best friends with my mom who is now in heaven i love his children to the moon and back all of them is always in my heart may u rip and fly high my dear friend

Deborah Cook

April 17, 2019

To the Richardson family, you're in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. On a personal note, I'll always cherish the memories that I have of your father. He was always quick to laugh or lend a helping hand whenever you needed it. I'll miss our chats Wally. As always, big smoochies XX
Lisa, I love you. Xo

Karen Richardson

April 16, 2019

My Uncle Wally took great pride in playing practical jokes on his brother Clyde. Wally expressed to me many times over the last year how much he loved his brother and how much he wanted to be with Clyde again. Well you are with him now Wally and I know you are happy. I LOVE you so much Wally and will miss you so much. Hugs and kisses.

Karen Richardson

April 16, 2019

My favorite memory of my Uncle Wally was he drove to Richmond from Virginia Beach to pick me and my best friend up to spend the weekend with him and my Aunt Cathy. Wally drove us to the boardwalk and we walked on the beach for the first time in my life. If was beautiful. Then he drove Vicki and I to this enormous waterpark with water slides and in front of the park was a giant gorilla which was hilarious. Wally paid for us to do the slides and he watched and laughed at the bottom of each slide. We had the best day.

Summer Hood

April 16, 2019

I miss you everyday. But now I know your in a better place. My heart hurts so bad I feel like I’m broken. You was the only papaw I had left once papaw hood went away to be with the lord. 😭😭😭 I remember all the times we had together. The day when I sat wit you while mamaw would clean, the times I’ve cooked for you, the times where we would go do the same little things together to just get out while mamaw was working. The times I’d say “papaw your scaring me” on the way you drive slow. Just something we had together. You would always save a jar of change for me every time I came up for the summer. I was the one who always got the change. I hate knowing you won’t be there when I come up this summer. It’s gonna be so different without you. I just wished I had one more day spent with you. 😭 I’m in tears writing this but papaw I just want you to know from all your grandkids and even Quinton we love you so much. I will never forget you I have our memories to last for a life time. Rest In Peace papaw Wally ❣️ I love you so much 🤞🏼😭😭😭

Pat Richardson

April 14, 2019

I LOVE this picture of Wally. It was obviously taken when he was healthier. Even though I've known Wally since 1962 (when I started dating Clyde, Wally's brother), we have gotten much closer since Clyde passed away. Wally was a very kind and loving man who adored his children and grandchildren. If you told him you needed his help with something, he would be there. He enjoyed joking around and making people laugh. I am going to think of Wally in His glory with a rod and reel in his hand fishing with Clyde! How wonderful for them to be together again!

Gloria Wallen

April 14, 2019

This difficult time in your life isn't easy. Some days are harder than others, and is more than you can handle. Those moments your heart is in a perfect place. God's strength will be there to give you everything you need. "Peace, strength, and love" to Eddie, Lisa, and Brenda.
With love,

Shayna Leigh Richardson

April 13, 2019

Daddy, I miss you so much! You ARE the BEST DAD A GIRL COULD EVER WANT!!! I will forever cherish our memories....esp the ones of you teaching me to drive, boys, and to just love myself! I love you Daddy!

Belinda Martin

April 12, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with each of Wallace's loved ones at this difficult time. We are grateful to Lisa for sharing him, his quick wit and great sense of humor. It was our pleasure to know him.
The Martin Family