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Berlie F Richardson

October 27, 1933 ~ May 14, 2018 (age 84)

Mr. Berlie F. Richardson, 84, of Cana, VA passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston Salem.  He was born in Carroll County on October 27, 1933 to the late Houston and Ethel Phillips Richardson.  Mr. Richardson proudly served in the U.S Army prior to beginning his career with various textiles companies and following his life-long passion in farming.  He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Gallimore, Melissa Martin and husband, Dean, Jessica Richardson; grandchildren, Matthew Easter, Jordan Martin, Michael Tilley, Jr., Kerensa Tilley, Meagan Hutchens, Donielle Tilley, Bridget Tilley and Jordan Tilley; great-grandson, Michael Paul Hutchens, Jr.; sister, Irene Moxley; and several special nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Richardson was preceded in death by a daughter, Dee Richardson; a sister, Annie Easter; and brothers, James and Clinton Richardson.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at Oak Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. Oscar Hill and Rev. David Sechrist officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery with full military rites conducted by the VFW memorial honor guard Mt. Airy Post 2019 and Pilot Mountain Post 9436.  The family will receive friends on Thursday at the church from 1:00 PM until the time of the service.  In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Oak Ridge Baptist Church, Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 747, Cana, VA 24317.  Online condolences may be made at

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