Richard Madison Newcomb Jr., 64, of Botetourt, passed away at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Sunday, November 20, 2022 from complications of a stroke.
Richard was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, October 30, 1958 and lived in Botetourt since 1995. He was the son of Richard M. Newcomb Sr. and the late Mary Sue Bordeaux Newcomb.
Richard was employed with Rowe Furniture (Salem Frame) for 38 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his vegetable garden.
In addition to his mother, Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Carl Newcomb, and stepson, David Denny. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Daisy Barger Newcomb; brothers, Chris (Michelle) Newcomb, Keith L. Newcomb of California; sisters, Beverly K. Moore, Susan N. (Dean) Connor, and Gloria Newcomb Brown (Lance Brown); friends, Shaun McBrayer, Eric Daniels, Tom Wilkerson, Carol Keith, Dale Reynolds, Mary and Sheldon Horne, and Sandra Clarkson.
A celebration of Richard’s life was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, November 26 at Rader Funeral Home, with Ben Peyton officiating. A committal service was held at 11 a.m. November 30 at Pleasant Dale Memorial Park. The family received friends one hour prior to the service Saturday.
Online condolences may be made and service live stream may be found at www.rader-funeralhome/tributes/Richard-Newcomb.