In Loving

William Donald Sangster

Nov 15, 1929Feb 09, 2019



Affinity Funeral Service


Thu, February 14, 2019


6 : 00 PM – 8 : 00 PM

Obituary message

SANGSTER, William Donald, 89, of Richmond passed away February 9, 2019. He was born November 15, 1929 to the late William P. and Bessie R. Sangster of Ivanhoe, VA. Mr. Sangster was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Betty T. Sangster. He attended Lincoln Memorial University and served in the Virginia National Guard where he achieved the rank of Sargent. Mr. Sangster spent his career in the field of real estate as both an appraiser and broker earning his MAI designation. He eventually opened his own business, Sangster & Company. Always active in his communities, he belonged to both the Ruritan Club and the Lions Club. His lifelong passions were reading, hunting and golf. Survivors include his brother, Robert R. Sangster; sons William D. Sangster, Jr. and David P. Sangster; daughter, Deborah S. Deatherage; two grandsons, J. Wesley Shepherd and his wife, Amanda, and Ryan T. Sangster and his wife, Melody; three great-grandchildren, M. Grant and Samuel M. Shepherd, and Carson L. Sangster. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8pm Thursday, February 14 at Affinity Funeral Service, 2720 Enterprise Pwky, Richmond, VA 23294. A private graveside service will be held at Greenwood Memorial Gardens.