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James Lee

Nov 26, 1955 - Nov 13, 2023

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Appomattox, VA

Mr. James T. Lee, age 67 of Appomattox, VA entered eternal rest on Monday, November 13, 2023. To to the family or in memory of James Tyrone Lee, please

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Peggy Lee Smith

Sep 18, 1952 - Mar 01, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

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Kenneth Wayne Richardson

Oct 03, 1945 - Feb 29, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth Wayne Richardson, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend, on February 29, 2024, at the age of 78. He was surrounded by his loving family when he went into the arms of Jesus. Kenneth was born on October 3, 1945, to the late Walter and Lucy Beale Richardson. He grew up in a large and close-knit family, with seven siblings and many cousins. He attended Appomattox County High School, where he met the love of his life, Gloria Ranson. They married in 1965 and had three children, Kenny, Danny, and Matt. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Virginia Richardson, Louise Wood, and Margaret Garrison, a brother, Dick Richardson, and his beloved granddaughter Cassidy. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Gloria, his children, Kenny (Kim) Richardson, Danny (Adele) Richardson, and Matt (Jamie) Richardson; his grandchildren, Cole, Camden, Bailey, Noah, Virginia Beale, and Caleb; his siblings, Walter (Mildred) Richardson, Randolph (Beth) Richardson, and Sandra Burge, his “brother” Ronnie (Cindy) Ranson as well as many other nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Kenneth was a selfless Christian servant, who dedicated his life to helping others. He worked for UPS for 30 years, delivering packages with a smile and a friendly word. He also drove a school bus for Appomattox County Public Schools for 25 years, transporting generations of students safely and cheerfully. He was a faithful member of Piney Ridge Methodist Church. He was always ready to lend a hand, a listening ear, or a word of encouragement to anyone in need. Kenneth enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his seven grandchildren, who were his pride and joy. He loved gardening and watching sports. He was a loyal fan of the Virginia Cavaliers, White Sox, Lakers, Colts, and Hampden Sydney Tigers. He had a great sense of humor and a warm personality that touched so many lives. Kenneth will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was a wonderful man who left a lasting legacy of kindness, generosity, and faithfulness. He is now resting in peace with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. A funeral service will be held on Monday, March 4, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church, with Pastor Eric Hernandez and Pastor David Drinkard officiating. Interment will follow at Piney Ridge United Methodist Church Cemetery with military rites accorded by American Legion Post #104 and VFW # 9855 combined honor guard. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com

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Mildred Kinsley McDowell

Apr 12, 1935 - Feb 24, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Mildred Kinsley McDowell, a cherished member of the Campbell County community, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2024, at the age of 88. Born in New Jersey, on April 12, 1935, to Agnes Mae Soloman Kinsley and Ralph Kinsley, Mildred lived a life full of love, adventure, and creativity. Mildred was the beloved wife of the late Wilmer "Mac" McDowell, with whom she shared countless memories and travels that brought joy and enrichment to their lives. Together, they explored the country, capturing moments and experiences that remained dear to

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Jack Hunter Williams, Sr.

Jun 22, 1928 - Feb 27, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Jack Hunter Williams, Sr., 95, of Appomattox, died Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Cornelia Murrell Millner Williams, who was the love of his life. Born in Pamplin, June 22, 1928, he was a son of the late Bettie Nannie Ferguson Williams and Dannie Berle Williams. Jack served his country in the United States Army from 1950-1952. He was a charter member of the Appomattox Rescue Squad. Jack played in the Rocks Quartet from 1970-1980s and got to play with Ray Pillow and Roy Clark. He played semi-pro baseball with the Skyline League. The loves of his life were his family, music and sports. He is survived by his two children, Dianne Braford and husband, Jimmy and Jack Williams, Jr., and wife, Terry; one sister, Shelby Bryant Ponton; six grandchildren, Amy Peterson, Whitney Braford, Jessica O’Brien, Wyatt Williams, Aaron Turner and Cole Williams; 10 great-grandchildren, Tyler Peterson, Josh Peterson, Braxton Peterson, Caden Braford, Gabrian Palacios, Ace O’Brien, Madison O’Brien, Denali Williams, Kayson Williams and Evinleigh Williams. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Charlie O. Williams, Dillard B. Williams and James R. Williams; four sisters, Edythe L. Peters, Marguerite M. Bryant, Una M. Garrett and Virginia O. Meadows. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. John Moxley officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Robinson Funeral Home. Those wishing to make memorial contributions please consider Appomattox Rescue Squad, PO Box 57, Appomattox, VA 24522. The family would like to express a special thank you to Heartland Hospice as well as his caregivers, Rose Wheeler, Tomika Wright, Patricia Harden, Sally Edwards and Valerie Millikin.

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Estel Eugene Surface

Oct 29, 1941 - Feb 26, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Estel Eugene Surface, 82, of Appomattox passed away on Monday, February 26, 2024, at his residence. He was twice married his first wife was the late Mary Surface and his second wife the late Brenda Mallard Surface. Born on October 29, 1941, in West Virginia, he was the son of the late Clarence Surface and Margie Widner Surface. He was a retired superintendent from the Norfolk Naval Shipyard with 43 years of service. Estel was an avid woodworker creating crafts with Brenda and even building their log home. A lifetime hunter and fisherman. Hunting was his passion, deer, turkey, wild boar, squirrel, and dove alike feared him or so he would say. He was a member of Victory Baptist Church. He is survived by four daughters, Wendy Burke and husband, Gary of Suffolk, Tamara Briscoe and husband, Kenneth of Rogersville, TN, Marjorie Surface of VA, and Margaret Hamil of NC; four grandsons, Zachary Burke of Smithfield, Jordan Burke and wife, Hailey of Danville, Eric Tejada, and Morgan Hamil; two great-grandchildren, Aubree and Jaxson; three sisters, Reva Fogleman and husband, Bill, Rita Morris, and Shirley Holdren; and three brothers, Walter Belcher and wife, Ruthie, Teaford Belcher and wife, Sherry, and Jerry Belcher and wife, Melinda. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Dennis Belcher and Bill Belcher. A celebration of life service will be held 3 pm, Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Worley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfueral.com

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Gilliam Lee “Buddy” Martin

Jul 09, 1937 - Feb 24, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Gilliam Lee “Buddy” Martin, 86, of Appomattox, peacefully entered into the presence of our Lord on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Born in Appomattox County, July 9, 1937, he was a son of the late Mary Lee Martin and William Taft “Billy” Martin. Buddy’s favorite pastime was spending weekends surrounded by his family at his cabin at the lake, fishing and hunting. He leaves to cherish his memory; brother, William Martin; four children, Dennis Martin and Angel, David Martin and wife, Lisa, Susan Davis and husband, Cotton and Gregory Martin and wife, Dana all of Appomattox; nine grandchildren, April Martin, Candi Pollard, Robbie Childress and husband, Jay, Tiffany Vaughan and husband, Tim, Christopher Rowe, Tabitha Lamberth and husband, Stephon, Ashley Drinkard and TJ, Jessica Page and husband, Jake and Linsay Carter; 20 great-grandchildren; special niece Darnell Thompson and husband, Gary and their son, Chandler; and numerous nieces and nephews. Buddy was preceded in death by his sister, Laura “Dolly” Mayberry and husband, Curtis, Sr.; granddaughter, Christie Martin, great-granddaughter, Kesslee Biscotti; nephew, Curtis Mayberry, Jr.; and sister-in-law, Patsy W. Martin. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Concord Cemetery with Pastor Jerry Childress officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home and other times at the home of David and Lisa. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff at Appomattox Health and Rehabilitation Center for loving him like family. In lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial contributions to Concord Cemetery, PO Box 174, Concord, VA 24538.

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John Forest Marshall

Jun 03, 1931 - Feb 24, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

John Forest Marshall, 92, of Appomattox, passed away Saturday, February 24, 2024. He was the beloved husband of Doris Geraldine Culbertson Marshall for 63 years. Born on June 3, 1931, he was the adopted son of the late Mary Willie Caldwell Marshall and Howard Blanton Marshall. Forest was a graduate of Roanoke National Business College and was a tax auditor for the city of Roanoke and later for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force in Germany and supported various charitable and civic organizations. Forest enjoyed farm life where he raised black angus cattle. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother-in-law, Phillip Culbertson and wife, Marie of Vinton. A celebration of life will be held 11a.m., Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Robinson Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Duncan officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at Robinson Funeral Home. A private burial will be held in the Coleman Hunter Family Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial contributions to the Boys Home of Virginia, 414 Boys Home Road, Covington, VA 24426, formerly known as the Covington Boys Home where Forest spent his teenage years.

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Ralph Emmett Mayberry

May 09, 1942 - Feb 23, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Ralph Emmett Mayberry, 81, of Promise Land Road, Appomattox, passed away at home on Friday, February 23, 2024. Born on May 9, 1942, in Red House, he was the son of the late George William Mayberry and Nellie Elizabeth Mann Mayberry. Ralph worked many jobs over the years, working two jobs at a time to support his family—from working in the family gardens as a child, pulling tobacco, and minding a gas station with his brother. Ralph worked at the Blue Buckle, Craddock Terry, the Lynchburg Foundry, Armstrong Furniture/Thomasville in Appomattox, and Falling River Country Club. His last job was the one he enjoyed the most because he got to care for the animals at the Appomattox County Animal Shelter, he even adopted two of the cats and we gave them a forever home. He enjoyed being outside doing yard work, sitting outside in the evening with his cats, Sammy and Delilah, or sitting inside drinking Pepsi Zero and watching his cop shows, westerns and comedies. Ralph outlived his wife, Barbara Jean Mayberry, by eight years, and missed her every day since she passed away at home on July 20, 2016. At the time of her death, they had been married 53 years. He is survived by his daughter, Tracy R. Mayberry; two brothers, Fred Mayberry and Billy Mayberry; brother-in-law, Beverly H. Franklin; and lots of nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to his parents, Ralph was also preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, Frank Hubert Mayberry and wife, Betty Ann Franklin Mayberry; his brother Milton Whitney Mayberry; his sister and brother-in-law, Sadie Marie Mayberry Hamlett and husband, Robert Gordon Hamlett; and sister-in-law, Vicki Mayberry Franklin. A graveside service will be held 3 p.m., Monday, February 26, 2024, at Liberty Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Worley officiating.

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Matthew Burrell

Sep 20, 1982 - Feb 18, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

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Mary Suzanne Yesulitis Osterberg

Nov 02, 1958 - Feb 20, 2024

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Appomattox, VA

Mary Suzanne Yesulitis Osterberg, 65, of Appomattox passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Bedford Hospice House. She was the wife of the late Stephen Gary Osterberg. Born on November 2, 1958, in Passaic, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Yesulitis and Caroline E. Phillips Yesulitis. She is survived by four children, Stephen E. Osterberg and wife, Holly of Rustburg, Matthew J. Osterberg and wife, Nelda of Garner, NC, Caitlin Braddy and husband, Danny, and Emily Osterberg all of Appomattox; one sister, Claire Santelli of Orlando, FL; one brother, Thomas Yesulitis of Port St. Lucy, FL; and one granddaughter, Ellie Braddy. Of all the things she ever did in her lifetime, her biggest accomplishment was her children. The most important thing in her life was her family and love. She was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Siemon. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Robinson Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family. An online condolence may be sent by visiting www.robinsonfuneral.com

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