(VALLEY) Virlyn Marvin Richardson, 82, of Valley died May 25, 2019, at his residence.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at a later date by the family. His ashes will be buried in Hill Crest Cemetery in Lanett.

Mr. Richardson was a native of Randolph County. He was born Nov. 13, 1936, the son of the late James Hardy Richardson and Bernice Brown Richardson of Valley. He was Baptist by faith and had worked in the textile industry at West Point Pepperell.

He is survived by his brother, Larry Gene Richardson (wife, Patricia) of Woodland; a host of nieces and nephews, along with great-nieces and -nephews; and special caregiver, Kimberly Wilkerson of Valley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters, James Tyrone of Sharpsburg, Ga., George Tillman of Wedowee, Benny Richardson of Bremen, Ga., Ilene Cates of Sequin, Texas, and Barbara Danford of Valley.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home, Valley.