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Ovid Alton Raikes

March 28, 1927 - July 6, 2014
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RAIKES, Ovid Alton, 87, of Richmond was born in a log cabin on March 28, 1927 in Nuckols, located in Buckingham County, Va. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Miriam Worsham Raikes; parents, Samuel J. & Ruby LeSueur. He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Gillespie and her husband Brent, Judy Waters and her husband Byron; his sister, Eunice R. Williams; grandchildren, Anne and Alyse Gillespie, Louis and his wife Crystal, Nathan and his fiancee', Cameron Loviner and Katy Waters; great grandchildren, Jade, Gage and Liam; nieces, nephews and grand-nieces. He was a retired Professional Engineer with the State of Virginia....
RAIKES, Ovid Alton, 87, of Richmond was born in a log cabin on March 28, 1927 in Nuckols, located in Buckingham County, Va. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Miriam Worsham Raikes; parents, Samuel J. & Ruby LeSueur. He is survived by his daughters, Nancy Gillespie and her husband Brent, Judy Waters and her husband Byron; his sister, Eunice R. Williams; grandchildren, Anne and Alyse Gillespie, Louis and his wife Crystal, Nathan and his fiancee', Cameron Loviner and Katy Waters; great grandchildren, Jade, Gage and Liam; nieces, nephews and grand-nieces. He was a retired Professional Engineer with the State of Virginia. He was a member of May Memorial Baptist Church, Powhatan, Va. and a former member of Falling Creek Baptist Church. A Special Thanks to his friends and the staff of Ginter Hall South for their loving and compassionate care.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 6pm Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Huguenot Chapel, Woody Funeral Home, 1020 Huguenot Rd., where his funeral service will be held 11am Thursday, July 10, 2014. Interment Dale Memorial Park at 12:30pm. There will not be a formal procession to the cemetery. On line condolences may be made to woodyfuneralhomehuguenot.com.

"Dear Nancy,Judy my heart goes out to you girls . I heard that your dad pass by Brenda from Ginter hall my prayers are with you'll sure going to miss his..." Cindy Price (Richmond, VA)

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