Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Memories & Candles

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember visiting Uncle Dewey and Aunt Grace's and pllaying with Cousin Bill. We had some fun times. I pray that God...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Dolly Parsons - Stephens City, VA

“I had the pleasure of working with Bill for 15 years at Pepsi. I always enjoyed talking with him, when I could get him to talk. He was a hard...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Connie Davis - Chilhowie, VA

“Kenny,Ann and family praying for comfort and peace as you greive for Mr. Rich. Love you all.+ ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Mary DossdossMerryl@ - Chilhowie

“Randy and family....we certainly are sorry hear of your dad's passing. If we can do anything at all please let us know. You are in our thoughts of...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Roger and Dixie Seymour - VA

Wheat Emblem

William Andrew "Bill" Rich, 76, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 13, 2017. He was born in Smyth County on Sept. 17, 1940 to the late Dewey and Grace Rich. Bill retired from Pepsi Cola with 42 years of service. He loved farming and helping other people. Mr. Rich attended South Fork Baptist Church. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Margaret Craven and her husband J.C.. Survivors include his loving wife of 57 years, Ada M. Rich of Chilhowie; three sons, Kenny Rich and wife Ann, Randy Rich and wife Amy, and Robert Rich and wife Linda, all of Chilhowie; four grandchildren, Becky Johnson, Tasha Love, Justin Rich, and Kelly Rich; four great grandchildren, Savannah Love, Drake Love, Landon Johnson, and Abraham Johnson; special friends, Paul Wayne and Joan St. John; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 2 PM Sunday, July 16 at Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mark Totten and Rev. Frank Branson officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. View United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Saturday, July 15 at Williams Funeral Home.
Condolences can be made to the family online at Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Rich Family.