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Delno Lane Richardson

April 18, 1930 — March 2, 2020

Delno Lane Richardson (Poppy), 89 of Ferrum went to his heavenly home March 2, 2020. He was born April 18, 1930. He was the son of T. R. and Annie Ferguson Richardson. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Wright Richardson; brother-in-law and best friend, Jay Lee Hudson; brothers-in-law, John Griffo, Jack LeMond, Warren Wright; and sister-in-law, Marie Hudson. He was an U.S. Army Veteran and earned a Purple Heart during the Korean War. He retired from Bassett Superior Lines and always had a “Bassett” story to tell. He was a member of Maple Grove United Methodist Church and he was an avid Nascar fan. He is survived by three daughters. Sharon Quinn (Noah, Jr.), Deborah Holden, Pam Dudley; five grandchildren, April Quinn (David Fuller), Ethan Dudley, Jessie Holt (Toni Perdue), Charley Holden, Jonathan Dudley; seven great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Holt, Cameron Holt, Shannon Holt, Joni Perdue, Raylyn Holden, Jay’ana Fuller, Jaylon Fuller; two great-great-grandchildren, Kaiyan & Myla; Sister, Dollie Geneva “Jo” LeMond; Brother-in-law, B. W. Wright (Brenda), Sisters-in-law, Ruth Nichols, Shirley Wright; and many nieces and nephews; He is also survived by special neighbors and friends that he considered family, Alease Hatcher, Terry and Rhonda Michel, Tim and Brenda Rose. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 452 Henry Road, Ferrum, VA 24088. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 5, 2020 with Pastor Jimmy Calhoun officiating. Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 4th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements by Lynch Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, Rocky Mount. www.connerbowman.com
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Visitation

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maple Grove United Methodist Church

Henry Rd, Ferrum, VA 24088

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Maple Grove United Methodist Church

Henry Rd, Ferrum, VA 24088

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Maple Grove Cemetery

Henry Rd, Ferrum, VA 24088

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