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Richard Melvin Jarrell, Sr.

Died: December 3, 2018

Richard Melvin Jarrell, Sr., 86, of Cross Junction, Virginia passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Jarrell was born in 1932 in Church Hill, Maryland, the son of the late Herbert and Martha Jarrell. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a Military Police Officer at Fort…read more

Richard Melvin Jarrell, Sr., 86, of Cross Junction, Virginia passed away Monday, December 3, 2018, at Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Jarrell was born in 1932 in Church Hill, Maryland, the son of the late Herbert and Martha Jarrell. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a Military Police Officer at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia, and retired from Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Mr. Jarrell was a member of the Local 689 Transit Union. He enjoyed gardening, good food, and a fine cigar. Mr. Jarrell adored his four legged fur babies, Shiloh and the late Bonnie and DJ.

He married Patricia E. Kern on August 13, 1983 in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Surviving with his wife are sons, Richard M. Jarrell, Jr. and wife, Erika and Earnest T. Jarrell; stepdaughter Jacquelyn P. Kern-Biggs and husband, Robert; stepson, Christopher S. Kern, Sr. and wife, Stephanie; granddaughter, Brandi L. Jarrell; step-grandchildren, Laura A. Kern and husband, Drew, Christopher S. Kern, Jr. and wife, Katherine, Savanna A.M. Kern, and Zachary J. Biggs; two step-great grandchildren; sisters, Daisey Dill, Doris Coleman and husband, Marion, Betty Jean Allen and husband, John, and Phyllis Jarrell; and brother, Clifton Jarrell.

Mr. Jarrell was preceded in death by brothers, Franklin, Lee, Bill, and Earl Jarrell.

A visitation will be from 10 am to 11 am on Saturday, December 8th, at Omps Funeral Home, South Chapel with a funeral service at 11 am with Pastor Mike Mayton officiating. Interment will be in Shenandoah Memorial Park, Winchester, Virginia.

Memorial contributions may be made in Richard’s memory to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Suite 405, Winchester, Virginia 22601.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

South Chapel

Address:

1260 Front Royal Pike
Winchester,VA 22602

Service Information

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

South Chapel

Address:

1260 Front Royal Pike
Winchester,VA 22602

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018

Shenandoah Memorial Park

Address:

1270 Front Royal Pike
Winchester,VA 22602

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to:

Blue Ridge Hospice
333 W. Cork Street, Suite 405
Winchester, Virginia 22601


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