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.