Raymond Weldon Hazlewood, 80, of Richmond joined his wife, Brenda Newkirk Hazlewood, in Heaven on June 8, 2022. He was the son of the late Cecil Raymond Hazlewood. He is survived by his children, Gina Bonney (David), Jeff Hazlewood (Terri) and Jill Hart (Robbie); he was “Pops” to his grandchildren, Thomas (Amanda), Mary Lauren (Isaac), Olivia, Melissa, Jack and Leona and great-grandchildren, Lilah and Alexis; his mother, Leona Bowman Hazlewood and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. Weldon graduated from Kenbridge High School, received his bachelor’s degree from VCU, and retired from the State Corporation Commission Bureau of Insurance. He enjoyed volunteering for many organizations including Master Gardeners, Chesterfield County Police Department, Water Mission, Art for Humanity and he went on several mission trips to Honduras.
He was inducted into the Chesterfield County Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame. He was known by family and friends for his sense of humor, gentle smile, encouraging words, good advice and most of all as a loving and devoted care taker for his wife and mother. He will be greatly missed by family and many friends. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, June 13, 2022 at 11AM at the Kenbridge Heights Cemetery. (100 West Street – Kenbridge, Va. 23944) In addition, a memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at 4PM at Beulah United Methodist Church, 6930 Hopkins Road, North Chesterfield where Weldon was a member. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to Beulah United Methodist Church, watermission.org or to your favorite charity. Clarke Funeral Home, Kenbridge, in charge of arrangements.