E.W. ‘Zoot’ Richardson, Bridge-Tunnel Police Officer 40 Years

March 25, 2013

Edward Wilton “Zoot” Richardson, 81, husband of Audrey C. Richardson and a resident of Cape Charles, passed away Monday, March 25, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital.

A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Capeville Masonic Cemetery with the Rev. Jeff Conrow officiating.

A native of Capeville, Mr. Richardson was the son of the late Wilton Richardson and Marymerle Custis Richardson. He retired after 40 years of service as a police officer with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge & Tunnel and was a member of Lower Northampton Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Lisa Wilbanks of Charlotte, NC, and Pamela Parris of Virginia Beach; a brother, Robert C. “Bobby” Richardson of Springfield; a niece, two nephews, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Northampton Baptist Church, c/o Mrs. Anne Gray, P.O. Box 907, Eastville, VA 23347.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Wilkins-Doughty Funeral Home in Cape Charles.



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