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Richard Edward Venson, 71

Passed Away: 11/14/2012

Mr. Richard Edward Venson, age 71, of Flowery Branch, passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at his residence following an extended illness.

Visitation will be held at Friday, November 16, 2012 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 9 pm at the funeral home. A private burial service will be held for the family only.

Mr. Venson was born September 20, 1941 in Atlanta, Georgia to Dewey Venson and Nora Taylor Venson. He lived most of his life in Gainesville and served in the U. S. Air Force. Richard was preceded in death by his father, Dewey Venson and was a member of New Haven Congregational Holiness Church.

Mr. Venson is survived by his wife, Sandra Janien Venson of Flowery Branch, mother, Nora Venson of Gainesville, daughters & sons-in-law, Beth & Brad Hart of Gainesville and Barr & Jennifer Venson of Flowery Branch, 12 year old son, Will Venson, sister & brother-in-law, Jean & Don Smallwood of Winder, grandchildren, Amber & Tyler Venson and Ava & Sadie Hart, mother-in-law, Raedelle Smith of Gainesville and a number of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the “Richard Venson Memorial Fund” to benefit a college fund for his son, Will Venson. All contributions can be made at your local Wells Fargo Bank.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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