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Elbert Leon Wardrick

SoVaNow.com / February 19, 2013
Elbert Leon Wardrick (Pete) 62, of Boydton, entered into eternal rest Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at his residence.

Mr. Wardrick was born in Mecklenburg County, on July 30, 1950 to the late Elbert and Louise Perry Wardrick. He attended Mecklenburg County public schools, and was a member of Lone Oak Baptist Church. He lived most of his adult life in Christiansburg, where he was employed in construction and textile.

Cherishing his memories are two daughters, Tonya N. Wardrick of Blacksburg, and Crystal Wardrick of Christiansburg, four step-children, Ayanna Stinson of Charlotte, N.C., Adrian Harris of New Jersey, Adris Davis of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Somer Davis of Radford, four grandsons, four sisters, Anna Deans (Bobby) of Nashville, N.C., Sylvia Wardrick of Savaannah, Ga., Priscilla Poles and Michael of Richmond, and Esther Wardrick of South Hill, three brothers, Clyde Wardrick, Carlton Wardrick (Deborah) all of La Crosse, and Charles Wardrick of Bremerton, Wash., and a vast number of other loving relatives and caring friends.

A funeral was held Monday, Feb. 18, at the chapel of Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service, with Rev. Waverly Brown Sr. officiating. Burial followed in Easter’s Cemetery.

The family received friends Sunday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Giles-Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

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