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Langdon Hamilton Richardson
Langdon Hamilton Richardson

Langdon Hamilton Richardson, 81, a native of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, after a long, courageous battle with cancer.

Langdon was a master plumber, who owned Powhatan Plumbing and Heating more than 40 years. Langdon was the president of the Green Swamp Hunt Club, where he enjoyed spending time with his friends, sons and grandsons.

His passion was baseball, enjoying time spent teaching young kids the fundamentals of the game within local youth programs. He was also a former coach with the Williamsburg American Legion Post 39 baseball team. He spent many afternoons watching his sons and grandsons play a sport that he loved.

Langdon was preceded in death by his mother, Beatrice Warburton Richardson; father, John Richardson; and brothers, Clarence, Willie, James, John and Earl.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Janice E. Richardson; sons, Michael (Eileen), Roy (Deborah) and Gary (Debbie); sister, Madeline Hogge; brother, Robert; grandchildren, Brian, Craig, Allyssa, Thomas, Nicole, Madison and Sarah; and great-grandchildren, Emerson and Langdon.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 18, at James River Baptist Church, 4931 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, conducted by Dr. Scott Salsman. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church prior to the service. Inurnment will be private

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to James River Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society.

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