Willis M. Richardson

Willis M. Richardson, 85, passed away on Friday, November 18, 2022.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Sadie R. Richardson; daughters Sonja Richardson and Laura Turek (Michael); son, Gregory Richardson; five grandchildren, Amber Roberts (R.J.), Tabitha Spivey (Billy), Kaylee Hernandez (Daniel), Liam Turek and Matthew Turek; six great-grandchildren, Oliva, Billy III, Mason, Conner, Charlie, and Eleanor; and close family friends, Ronnie Deal, and Cody Lahocki.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 22, 2022, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home.  A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 23 at 10:00 a.m. at Menchville Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at Peninsula Memorial Park.

All memorial donations may be made in Willis’ name to Menchville Baptist Church General Fund, 248 Menchville Road, Newport News, VA 23602.

Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News,  VA 23601.


  1. Patricia Richardson

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. RIP my dear Uncle Will. You will be forever missed by everyone.

    Earlene and Robert

  2. CC

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear love one. May you find comfort and peace in God’s promise to swallow up death forever and wipe the tears from all faces. Isaiah 25:8 Condolences

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