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Richard Lewis Shockley, Jr.

November 15, 1944 — June 23, 2023

Stuart, Virginia

Richard Lewis Shockley, Jr.


Mr. Richard Lewis Shockley, Jr., age 78, of Stuart, Virginia left this earthly life on Friday, June 23, 2023, at his home. He was born in Patrick County on November 15, 1944, to the late R. Lewis Shockley, Sr., and the late Eva Mae Smart Shockley. Richard faithfully served in the United States Navy, was a member of Concord Church, and enjoyed being at home with his beloved family. Mr. Shockley will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved him.

Left to cherish the fond memories of Mr. Richard Shockley are his loving wife of 52 years, Diana Louderback Shockley of the home; one daughter, Joey Shockley; one sister and brother-in-law, Carol Ann and Ronald Peterson Ronald; one niece, Kathryn Peterson; and many dear friends.

A funeral service for Mr. Richard Shockley will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at Concord Church with Pastor Tammy Franklin officiating. The burial will follow the funeral service in the church cemetery. There will be no formal visitation held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in memory of Mr. Shockley may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 1427 Edgewood Drive, Suite 101, Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Patrick County Chapter, P.O. Box 1301, Stuart, VA  24171. Moody Funeral Home in Stuart is serving the Shockley family, and onlinecondolences may be sent by visiting

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