August 3, 1936 - August 26, 2021
To View LiveStream of the Service Click Here Paul Richard Andrews, 85, passed peacefully Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Genesis Healthcare and Rehabilitation. He was born August 3, 1936 to the late Paul Franklin Andrews and Verna Brown Andrews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Lexie Andrews; one sister Naomi Slate and two brothers Alton and Roger Andrews. Richard was a loving husband, father, grandfather and uncle who had a great since of humor and a big appetite. Richard was a plumber and electrician by trade and worked with Joines Electric for many years. He built and remodeled many homes in Alleghany County and Grayson County VA. Richard was a founding member of the Alleghany Rescue Squad and served as a Sergeant for many years. He was a Sparta Town Council Member from July 2, 1979 through November 10, 1987. Richard was a long time member of New Salem Union Baptist Church. Survivors include two daughters Denise Andrews of Sparta, and Vickie Parlier and husband Mike of Sparta; two grandsons Mikey Parlier and wife Angela of Sparta, Justin Parlier and wife Ashley of Sparta; one sister Helen Edwards and husband Russell of Mount Bethel, PA; three brothers Clenton Andrews of Sparta, Arlon Andrews of Hoover, AL, David Andrews of North Wilkesboro, sister-in-law Elma Alley and husband Jackie of Galax, VA. He will also be missed by six great-grandchildren Sarah, Cooper, Kade, Maglyn, Tealey and Sophie Parlier and by special nieces Shelia Ramey and husband Donnie of Galax, VA, Morgan Ramey of Galax, VA; special nephews Logan and Jordan Ramey. The family request the honor of your presence at 2:00 PM Sunday, August 29, 2021 in the Chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow at New Salem Cemetery. There will be no formal visitation. Due to COVID the family requests of you to wear a mask. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to New Salem Cemetery Fund, c/o Linda Killon, 52 W. Hill Lane Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to thank Pruitt Health, Genesis Health Care and Medi-Home Hospice who have been especially helpful and for the excellent care they provided to Richard. The family requests no food or visitors at the home due to COVID. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Andrews family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
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