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Carol Short Richardson

December 4, 1939 ~ January 27, 2021 (age 81)

Obituary

Carol Short Richardson, 81, of Roanoke, died Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at home following a long illness. She graduated from William Byrd High School in 1958 and retired from both K-Mart and Roanoke County Schools. She was predeceased by her parents, Pete and Dot Short of Vinton; brother, Ralph Short, and sisters, Jean Hutson, Ellen Lotts, and Eloise LaReau and husband, Maynard Richardson.

Surviving family includes daughters, Brenda Sue Richardson of Glenvar, and Dottie (Gene) Hedge of Roanoke; granddaughters, Jamie (Travis) Percy, Jessica Boone, and Jennifer Boone; great-granddaughter, Olyvia; brothers, Jim (Shirley) Short and George (Ernestine) Short, and many extended family members.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Lotz Funeral Home in Vinton with Dr. Chris Monroe officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. The family would like to thank Dr Syed Haider, Dr. Nirish Shah, Dr. Vandana Karri, and her angels Diana and Anita from Good Samaritan Hospice for their care, compassion, and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, please donate those funds to Good Samaritan Hospice, Vinton Baptist Church, or your local food pantry or homeless shelter. Online condolences and a live webcast of the service may be found at www.lotzfuneralhomevinton.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
January 30, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Vinton
305 E. Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179

Service
Saturday
January 30, 2021

2:00 PM to TBD
Lotz Funeral Home Vinton
305 E. Washington Ave
Vinton, VA 24179

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