Photo courtesy of Woody Funeral Home Parham

Robert Allen Ranson III

Powhatan, Virginia

Jun 17, 1982 - Dec 3, 2012

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Robert, even though we are different, in a lot of ways we are the same. We never met, but yet we know each other. I'm sure you have taken this with you; so I'll write it as a reminder to myself:

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can,
And wisdom to know the difference.

All we have is today, for tomorrow is never promised. Keep Comin' Back brother. And if no one has told you today that they love...

Robert was recommended to us as a wedding photographer last June and he was talented, sweet and accommodating. His vision and artistry were apparent as he captured precious photogrophic memories for us at the Jefferson Hotel, downtown Richmond. He is gone too soon and his family and close friends will remain in my prayers. Godspeed, Robert!

A poem of encouragement for your loss.

Life, like a mist, appears for just a day,
Then disappears tomorrow.
All that we are can quickly fade away,
Replaced with tears and sorrow.
If a man should die, can he live again?
Hear the promise God has made:

Friends of our God, though they may pass away,
Will never be forsaken.
All those asleep who in God's memory stay,
From death he will awaken.
Then we will come to see all that life...

Robert & Natalie, I can not express how sad I am to no longer have Robert with us. I so much enjoyed his friendship and I will miss his bright smile.
With deepest sympathy, Sherry

Vicki, my heart goes out to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Hey Berto, you definitely know who I am by that nickname. It was great spending all of those days together at work tackling those massive distributions! Wow, remember Inventory, going out to the floor, every day! Talking about virtually anything between us both? Thank you for Janaya and I's Valentine's Day Pictures, Our Pre-Engagement Pictures, and our Wedding Pictures. Thank you for making magic happen when you hid behind the bushes at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in the HOT 100 degree...

Dear June, it has been many years since I have seen you,but I remember the baby Robert in Vickie's arms. My prayers are with all of you at this time. Ann Garnett



Robert's Obituaries

RANSON, Robert Allen III, 30, died on Saturday, December 1, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Sarah; mother and stepfather, Vicki and George Phillips; father and stepmother, Robert and Natalie Ranson; sister and brother-in-law, Erica and Bob Burgess and their son, Bobby;grandparents, June Licht,...

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