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Richard Lee Washington, Sr.

December 15, 1956 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 65)


Richard Lee Washington, Sr.,  65, of Buckingham, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2022, surrounded by his family.

He was born on December 15, 1956, a son of the late Booker T. and Nannie (Henley) Washington.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Forbes; and two Brothers, Henry and Raymond Washington.

Richard graduated from Albemarle County High School in 1976. He worked at Westminster Child Care and the University of Virginia Hospital for several years, until he eventually retired. He was such a loving and caring man, who would do anything for anyone! He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, dancing and singing, and he absolutely loved to get on his tractor and just ride! Richard will truly be missed by all that knew him.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Michelle (Howard) Washington; his daughter, D’Angela Brown (Devon) of Waynesboro; his son, Richard Washington, Jr. (Jamon Simmons Davenport) of Miami, FL; six sisters, Josephene Haden of Charlottesville, Ellen Harris of Charlottesville, Irene Burns of Charlottesville, Bessie Washington of Washington, D.C., Ann Thurston (Wilbert) of Howardsville and Pat Ayers of Howardsville; a brother, George Washington (Barbara Ann) of Charlottesville; five precious grandchildren, Kishyona, Quanika, Zykea, Mikaeel and Jennifer; a special nephew, George Ayres, Jr. of Charlottesville; a special friend, Krystal Kyle; along with a host of other extended family members and friends who loved him dearly.

A graveside service will be conducted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Mt. Alto Baptist Church in Howardsville, Virginia at 1:00 PM. Rev. Eddie Howard and Rev. John Bartee, Sr. of St. Joy Baptist Church in Buckingham, VA will be officiating the service.

Family and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Hospice of the Piedmont in Charlottesville, Virginia for their wonderful help and support over the past few months.

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Open Viewing
May 24, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Thacker Brothers Funeral Home (Scottsville)

Graveside Service
May 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Mt. Alto Baptist Church
4330 Mt. Alto Road
Esmont, VA 22937

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