Richardson, Joey Conway

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Joey Conway Richardson, 52, of Blacksburg, Va., died on Sunday, September 28, 2008, at Montgomery Regional Hospital. He was born in Christiansburg on June 28, 1956, to the late Harold Conway and Lillian Linkous Richardson. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Joseph Kevin Richardson; and an infant daughter, Heather Nicole Richardson.

He was employed at Radford University for over 26 years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy F. Richardson, of Blacksburg; two sons and daughters-in-law, Conway and Theresa Richardson, of New Castle, Va., and Scott and Brandy Richardson, of Check, Va.; four grandchildren, Paige, Christina and Kevin Richardson, and Dylan Richardson; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Linda and Odell Pettus, of Shawsville, Kaye and Rick Cromer, of Christiansburg, Sherry and Tommy Dellenger, of Christiansburg, and Odessa Harris and friend, Jamie Collins, of Blacksburg; two brothers and sister-in-law, James Richardson, of Blacksburg, and John and Martha Richardson, of Christiansburg; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ruth and Peter Davis, of Blacksburg; special friends, Jay Harris and Morris Perfater; several aunts, one uncle, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law; and many other relatives and close friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 2008, in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jerry Sloss officiating. Interment will follow in the Linkous Family Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after noon on Tuesday, September 30, 2008, and the family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday evening at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, S.W., Blacksburg, Va.