In Loving

Nelson Richard Waldrop III

Jun 27, 1938Feb 13, 2019

Obituary message

WALDROP III, Nelson Richard, 80, of Richmond passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Nelson was preceded in death by his father, Nelson R. Waldrop Jr.; mother Edith Nelsen Waldrop; sister Gwendolyn W. Knight; brothers-in-law Dr. David B. Knight and Kenneth E. Adkins; and great-great niece Autumn Grace Beasley. Survivors include his sister, Virginia W. Adkins; nieces and nephews Cindy Rozell (David), Virginia Hylton (Ronald), Richard C. Rudisill Jr. (Teresa), Michael Rudisill Sr. (Kathy), Christopher Rudisill (Glenn), Kate Knight and James Knight (Wendy); great-nieces Jennifer Thacker, Kaitlin Rudisill and Ella Knight; great-nephews Robbie Nix, Chris Beasley, RJ Hylton, Scott, Aaron, Trey, Andrew Rudisill and Jack Knight; and great-great nieces and nephews Jailynn, Samantha, Jessa, Hannah, Juliett, Adam and Joshua. Nelson attended Virginia Tech and Bridgewater College. He owned his own small engine repair business, Prospect Timber. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 at East End Assembly of God Church. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. There will be a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to East End Assembly of God Building Fund or The Salvation Army.