FORMER ANGUILLIAN SOLDIER LAID TO REST IN ST. THOMAS

anguillian
By anguillian September 4, 2017 10:47 Updated

 

 

Mr. Walter E. Richardson

Mr. Walter E. Richardson

An Anguillian national residing in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, was laid to rest there on August 25, 2017, following his passing in that territory on August 2.
The deceased is former Chief Warrant Officer in the United States Army, Walter E. Richardson. He served as a soldier for over 20 years. His service included Operation Desert Storm and the Panamanian Conflict.

Following his retirement from active duty, he returned to St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, where he joined his cousin, Elkin Lloyd, in the construction field. He later worked in the Department of Health as a Health Enforcement Officer. He afterwards dedicated much of his time to the Police Academy.
The late Walter Richardson, otherwise known as “Sonny”, “Bango”, “Master Chief” and “Grandmaster”, was born in Anguilla on November 26, 1945, to May Richardson, her only offspring. He obtained his early education at The Valley Boys’ School and later at The Valley Secondary School. After leaving school he migrated to St. Thomas where he spent some time in the construction industry before enlisting in the United States Army in 1970.
He was described as having been an honest, friendly, helpful and generous person and was also known for the joy and laughter he brought to his family and friends.

anguillian
By anguillian September 4, 2017 10:47 Updated

Advertisement

Latest Poll

Do you like the new layout of the Anguillian ?