Shelby Lynn Richardson

March 10, 1994 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 26)


Rural Hall- Shelby Lynn Richardson, 26, passed away at 1:23am, June 7, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital. Born March 10, 1994 in Asheboro, she was the daughter of Willie Richardson of Asheboro and Shelly Linder Apple of Kalamazoo, MI.

Born with different disabilities, Shelby’s first year was spent with her parents in Asheboro, followed by the next twelve years at Hilltop Home in Raleigh, NC. The last thirteen years were spent at Horizons Residential Care Facility in Rural Hall, NC.

The family will always remember Shelby for her beautiful smile. She loved the warm sunshine and the sound of birds singing and her niece and nephew, Tommy and Aurora, playing at Horizons park across from the facility. She will always be remembered in the family’s hearts.

Shelby is survived by her parents; sister, Sarah Richardson of Asheboro; half-brothers, Drew Linder of Kalamazoo, MI and Justin (Marcie) Richardson of Star; grandparents, Peggy Mowery of Climax, Marian and Scott Miller of Asheboro and Linda and Boyd Linder of Asheboro; aunt, Lisa Martin of Asheboro; uncles, Dale Richardson of Lexington and Charlie Miller of Asheboro; as well as three nieces and one nephew.

The family wishes to give sincere thanks to the staff at Hilltop Home in Raleigh, and Horizons Residential Care in Rural Hall for the excellent care given to Shelby and for always meeting her needs.

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