Friday, September 14, 2007

Obituary of Spencer Tribue (Kack) Richmond (1911-2007)

Spencer Tribue (Kack) Richmond (1911-2007)
Sep 12, 2007 - 07:39:16 am CDT

Leasburg - Mr. Spencer "Kack" Trib Richmond, 96, of Leasburg, N.C., passed away Monday, September 3, 2007. Born in Caswell County, he was the son of James Trib Richmond and Lillie Bell Marcilliotte Kimbro Richmond. He was a life member of Union United Methodist Church over 90 years. Treasure of Union Cemetery for 45 years. Burlington District Lay Person of the Year for Oustanding Christian Service. Charter member of Leasburg Ruritan and Ruritan of the Year three times and Piedmont District Ruritan of the Year.. Charter member of Leasburg Hunting Club, Vice President for 30 years. Tobacco and cattle farmer until retirement.

Preceded in death by brother J A Kimbro, sisters Nanny Kimbro Briggs and Frances Richmond Ashby. Preceded by death Pearl Fuqua Richmond wife of 47 years. He is survived by his wife Eva Webster Willis Richmond for 25 years. Four sons, Spencer "Red" and Velma deceased, Leon and Mary Jane Richmond, Jerry and Faye Richmond, Paul and Dixie Richmond, and two daughters, Evelyn Richmond Pulliam and Arnie deceased, and Priss Richmond Webster and Fred Webster. Grandchildren, Deborah Hawley, Clay Richmond, Ron Richmond, Richie Richmond, Karen Titka, Sharon Curtis, Marcus Richmond, Ashlee Richmond, Michelle Broyles, and Russ Webster. Great Grandchildren, Christy Phillips, Jennifer Kennedy, Jason Richmond, Matt Richmond, Ryan Richmond , Spencer Richmond, Mallory Richmond, Jordan Richmond, Courtney Richmond, Zachary Titka, Olivia Titka, Drake Curtis, Ashlyn Curtis, Candace Lancaster, Amber Guinn, Kimmer Broyles, Britteny Webster, Rusty Webster, and Bri'anna Webster. Great Great Grandchildren, Brandon Hardy, Jessica Phillips, Billy Phillips, JR Kennedy, and Ruth Kennedy.

Family of Eva Richmond

Jimmy Willis, Sherby Mahaley, Polly Sykes, Jeanette Walters, Elaine Merritt, Angela Oakley, Joyce Mahaley and Nat Willis deceased.

Grandchildren, Nicky Willis, Jennifer Harden, Carl Carver, Tommy Carver, Jody Sykes, Steve Walters, Stephanie Walters, Paula Cobb, Joyce Jett, Lawrence Merritt Jr., Mickey Oakley, David Oakley, Dean Oakley, Dawn Soloman, Diana Mahaley, Jeff Willis, Penny Willis (deceased), and Sylvia Sykes(deceased).

Great Grandchildren, Meakate Harden, Michelle Carver, April Carver, Jonathan Carver, Chad Carver, Joshua Sykes, Marcus Walters, Nicholas Walters, Lauren Gates, Ashley Gates, Chris Merritt, Tristan Jett, McKenna Merritt, Brooke Soloman, Devin Soloman, Chanler Willis and Nathan Willis.

Great Great Grandchildren, Abby Carver and J.T. Carver.

Pall Bearers are Lawrence Merritt Jr., Jamey Soloman Jr., Brad Webster, Mitchell Ashby, Mark Brann, Tommy McDuffie Jr., J. C. Winstead III , and Gene Williams.

Honary Pall Bearers, David Welsh, Richard Fowlkes, and Jonah Kirby.

The Family will receive friends Friday Sept. 7 from 6 to 8 pm at Harrelson Funeral Service in Yanceyville. A funeral service will be held Saturday Sept. 8 at 2 p.m. by Pastor Joe Jackson and Rev. Tommy Dail Fuqua at Union United Methodist Church.

Memorials can be made to Union United Methodist Church Cemetary Fund at 3871 Hwy 119N Leasburg NC 27291. The Family will be at the home of Leon and Mary Jane Richmond at 3871 Hwy 119N Leasburg.

Source: Obituary of Spencer Tribue (Kack) Richmond (1911-2007) (The Caswell Messenger, 12 September 2007).

Spencer Tribue Richmond was born 29 July 1911 in Caswell County. On Christmas Eve 1932 he married Pearl Lea Fuqua (1913-1979). The couple had six children:

Spencer Clay Richmond
Evelyn Marie Richmond
Henry Leon Richmond
Jerry Fuqua Richmond
Minnie Pearl Richmond
Paul Marcelliote Richmond

After losing his beloved wife, Pearl Lea Fuqua, in 1979, Spencer Tribue Richmond married Eva Webster Willis.

He was a great family historian, contributing numerous Richmond family articles to The Heritage of Caswell County, North Carolina, Jeannine D. Whitlow, Editor (1985). In one of these articles he provided the following about himself:

"Spencer Tribue Richmond lives on a farm on Highway 119 near Leasburg. His farm is part of the original plantation owned by the Richmond Family during the 1700s and 1800s."

His parents were James Tribue Richmond (1855-1926) and Lillie Bell Marcilliotte (1874-1960). His paternal grandparents were Henry A. Richmond (1815-1908) and Elizabeth Evans (1832-1892). His maternal grandparents were Julius Leonard Marcilliotte (1849-1898) and Nancy Ann Willis (1841-1874).


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