Ferman Ferrel Richardson
Ferman Ferrel Richardson, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at Bowers Hospice House. Born on August 4, 1926 in Jordan Mines, VA, he was the son of the late Ballard Cline and Lizzie Jones Richardson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Virtie Pritt Richardson; and seven brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Warren and husband, Phil, Norman Richardson and wife, Laura, and Oral Richardson; grandchildren, Reggie Workman, Karen Stone and husband, Dwayne, and Kristy Kiblinger and husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Brayden Kiblinger, Nicholas Workman, Rachel Workman and Isabella Workman; and many nieces and nephews.
Ferman served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God and taught Sunday school from 1963 until 2002.
In his younger years, he was a traveling Evangelist who preached the word of God. He loved to read his Bible and would read his entire Bible at least once a year. He was one of the most devoted Christians one would meet, Ferman not only walked with his Lord, he lived his life through his Lord.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 am -10:00 am, Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Blue Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, October 17, 2019 in the Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Home with Pastor John Jordan and Reverend James Bostic officiating. Entombment will follow in the Peace Mausoleum of Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia Bowers Hospice House, 454 Cranberry Dr., Beckley, WV 25801.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com.
Blue Ridge Funeral home & Crematorium has the honor of serving the family.
Published on October 15, 2019

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Lewis Prather
Oct 24, 2019
Ferman was the last uncle that I had. I know that he will be missed by all of his family. He is now in GOD'S care God Bless all of his family.
Margaret Lucas
Oct 16, 2019
Oral,
Sincere sympathy to you and your family in the death of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Margaret Lucas
Margaret Lucas
Oct 16, 2019
Sincere sympathy to you and your family in the death of your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love,
Margaret
Frank and Eva Honaker
Oct 16, 2019
Always called him Uncle Ferman . He was truly a man of God and showed everyone what being a Christian was about! I have many fond memories of being around him growing up. May God give peace to his family knowing that he is celebrating in Heaven!