Patrick Lee Richburg Sr.



Patrick Lee Richburg Sr., age 77, beloved husband of the late Sylvia Hatfield Richburg, died on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at his residence.

Born in Sumter, he was the son of the late Charlton Leroy Richburg and Hallie E. Hodge Richburg. Pat retired from Black River Electric Cooperative after over 37 years of service. He loved hunting and fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. A lifelong Christian, Pat reaffirmed his faith and trust in God with the late Pastor Billy Brewer in the last few years. He will be remembered as a very loving father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are a son, Patrick Lee Richburg Jr and his wife Marty of Sumter; three grandchildren, Morgan Richburg of Ft. Mill, SC, Palmer Richburg of Sumter and Jack Covington of Sumter; an adoptive son, Albert Barfield of Sumter; lifelong friend, Loretta Stokes of Sumter and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, Pat was preceded in death by four brothers; Preston Richburg, Charlton L. Richburg Jr., Mack A. Richburg and Jackson H. Richburg and six sisters; Doris H. Brunson, Violet R. Powers, Verlin D. Wingate, Gladys F. Avery, Sueeda L. Richburg and Patricia A. Richburg.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rusty Wilson officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 12:00 – 1:00 pm at Bullock Funeral Home and other times at the home.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the nurses and staff of McLeod Hospice for there loving and compassionate care.