Richard Lynwood "Pop" Fordham

KINSTON - Richard Lynwood "Pop" Fordham, 78, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Albert and Lena Jones Fordham; his wife "Millie" and a brother, Chuck Fordham. Due to renovations at Garner Funeral Home, his funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at Howard-Carter Funeral Home with Richard Parker officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Interment will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Pinelawn Memorial Park with military honors. Survivors include his son Jimmy Fordham and wife Kim, of La Grange; his brother, Reverend Fred Fordham of Bayview; and his granddaughters, Kristen, Mary Grace and Jamie. Online condolences may be sent to garner-funeralhome.com. Garner Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements. Sign the guest book at Kinston.com.


Published in Free Press from July 18 to July 22, 2013