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Linda Lou Richards

April 14, 1939 December 16, 2018
Linda Lou Richards
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Obituary for Linda Lou Richards

On December 16, 2018 after a courageous battle of two decades with illness, Linda L. Miller Gandee Nichols Richards, went home to be with her heavenly father. She was survived by her three sons; David (Carolyn) Gandee of Clarksburg, WV, Michael (Lisa) Gandee of Spencer, WV, James (Tina) Gandee of Spencer, WV and two stepsons; Robert (Stacy) Richards and Randy (Debbie) Richards all of Spencer, WV, five grandchildren Kristie (Rodney) Currey of Salem, WV, Matthew (Shelby) Gandee, Crystal (David) Hollandsworth all of Clarksburg, WV, Courtney Gandee, Brandon (Angela) Gandee all of Spencer, WV, Jessica Gandee (Adam Murray) of Viena, WV , four step grandchildren Cassie, Chris, Josh, and Sam Richards of Spencer, WV and multiple greatgrandchildren. Linda was preceded in death by her husbands Robert C. Richards, Herb Nichols, and Olen Gandee.
Linda was born on April 14, 1939 in Spencer, WV to the late Elwood and Marie Miller. She enjoyed a special and close relationship with her younger twin sister Peggy (Jim) Owen and her brother David (Linda) Miller.
She was a woman of strong faith which never waveredduring her illness. Linda was a member of Spencer Tabernacle Church and was devoted to her church family. She enjoyed baking as the owner of Linda’s Sugar Shack, a cake decorating and candy making business, where she also taught classes on decorating and candy making to many local ladies and decorating as a top ranking Home Interior consultant. She worked at G. C. Murphy’s, Kellwood Factory, and retired from B&R Construction, Inc.
Linda enjoyed traveling, knitting, cooking, listening to Bluegrass Gospel and planning gatherings of family and friends. Of all the things she treasured, she loved her family most of all. Friends may gather with the family on Friday, December 21st from 6:00pm-8:00pm at TaylorVandale Funeral Home. A funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, December 22nd at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Pastors Danny Whited and Loran Price officiating. Burial will follow at the Spencer Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association Charleston Chapter 1601 2nd Avenue, Charleston, WV 25387 in memory of Linda Richards. The family would like to send a special thanks for the care organized by Jane (Roger) Rosiek and Hospice Care of Parkersburg.


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Visitation

Friday

21

Dec

6:00 PM 12/21/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/21/2018 8:00:00 PM
Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home

206 Beauty Street
Spencer, WV 25276

Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home
206 Beauty Street Spencer 25276 WV
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Dec

1:00 PM 12/22/2018 1:00:00 PM
Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home

206 Beauty Street
Spencer, WV 25276

Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home
206 Beauty Street Spencer 25276 WV
United States
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