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On July 6, 2020, Richard Franklin South of Gloucester, left this world to go on an everlasting hunting trip in the sky. The Lord had taken a shine to the loving, caring and devotion of his child and called him home.

Richard, 80, of Pampa, leaves behind a loving wife. Frances Jean of 56 years; daughter, Connie Birdsall (David); two granddaughters, Jessica Conner (Forrest), Janice Whitley (Keith); two great-granddaughters, Olivia and Ellie Whitley; one great-grandson, Brenton Conner, and a third great-granddaughter on-the-way, Bayleigh Conner, and a beloved brother, Willie “Billy” South (Nona).

His smile and humor will forever be carried on by those who had the pleasure of knowing him and the world is a brighter place because of him.

Richard served as the president of Pampa Hunt Club for 44 years and was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
There was a viewing Wednesday, July 8, 6-8 p.m. and there will be a graveside service at Salem United Methodist Church Thursday, July 9, at 11 a.m.

The family asks that memorial donations be made to Salem United Methodist church and the Gloucester Volunteer Fire Department.

The family would like to give their deepest appreciation to Riverside Walter Reed Hospice (Sarah and Sam).

Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory, Gloucester, is assisting with arrangements.