New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | January 22, 2021

James “Willard” Redman

James “Willard” Redman, 78, of Providence Forge, Virginia, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 10, 2020.

Willard was a self-employed construction worker, building homes in New Kent County for decades. He was well-known for his attention to detail in everything he did. Willard also enjoyed working outside, whether taking care of the yard or building and fixing anything he could. He took a special pride in building things for his family, including his wife’s dream home. He also loved basketball and played up until he was in his 60’s.

Willard was preceded in death by his loving wife of 56 years, Judy Redman; as well as his mother and father, Elza and Oleta.

He is survived by three daughters; Sandra Hunkele, Cynthia Condyles (Mark), and Dianna Palmer (Kenneth); one son, Scott Redman (Angela); 14 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, three brothers; Richard, Leon, and Elza Jr.; and sister, Irene Wyant. Willard was the youngest of the five siblings.

A memorial service was held on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 6 p.m. at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, Virginia.

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