Donald Pettigrew Richards

Donald Pettigrew Richards


December 24, 1928 – September 26, 2012

ZEBULON –Donald Pettigrew Richards, 83, died Wednesday.  He was a native of Wake County and son to the late Buck & Nellie Roberson Richards.  Donald was retired from Westinghouse.  He was a member of Whitestone Lodge #155, AF &AM.  He was preceded in death by siblings, Woodrow, Fernie & Baxter Richards, Estelle Jones and Nakita Beddingfield.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Virginia Creech Richards of the home, daughter, Lou Ann Richards Denton of Zebulon, granddaughters, Heather and Hannah, siblings, Arie Jane Horton of Bunn, Marcie Leffingwell, Zebulon, Vadie McLamb of Autryville, Ronald Lee Richards (Betty) of Zebulon, Clifford Allen Richards (Betty) of Basye VA, and several nieces & nephews.

Funeral service, 3 pm, Friday, Union Chapel Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery.  Visitation 1:30 -3 pm, prior to the service.

Arrangements, Strickland Funeral Home, Wendell.

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