Obituary for Charles William Richardson

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Charles William Richardson, age 91 of Pulaski passed away Monday, October 10, 2022 at his home. Born August 10, 1931 in James City, Virginia he was the son of the late Charles & Mary Richardson.

He was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Korean War, Germany, Japan and was awarded several medals, including the National Defense Service Medal, the Army Occupation of Germany Medal and his sharpshooter badge with rifle and flamethrower bars.

Charles is survived by his 

Wife of 60 years – Nancy Newton Richardson – Pulaski

Daughters – Karen Richardson (Robert) Keck – Apex, NC, Kaye (Jeff) Stout – Pulaski

Grandchildren – Allie Keck, Zach Keck, Joey Hess, Renee (Nick) Farmer, Amy (Jonathan) Sowers

Great Grandchildren – Jackson Sowers, Graham Farmer, Abel Sowers

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM – Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at the Bower Funeral Home-Chapel, Pulaski with Pastor Jerry Collins and Pastor Randall Lawrence officiating. Interment will follow at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery, Dublin where he will receive full military honors.

The family will receive friends one hour before service time Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.