With deepest sorrow, we at Henryhand Funeral Home, regret to announce the passing of Mr. Matthew Richardson, Jr., 75, of South Boston, Virginia, formerly of Sumter, a retired Sergeant of the US Army and retired Science Teacher of the Sumter County and South Boston, VA Public School Systems, and husband of Essie Richardson, who passed away on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

Loved ones left to cherish his memories are: his wife, Essie Richardson of South Boston, VA; one daughter, Melinda Ponton (Michael) of Newport News, VA; one son, Rev. Matthew Richardson, III (Vashunda) of South Boston, VA; along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services are incomplete and will be announced later.

All arrangements and professional services have been entrusted to Henryhand Funeral Home Kingstree, SC 843-354-2292.