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Friday, 12 February 2021 09:52

Gavin Lane Frye

Gavin Lane Frye, 18, of Chester, Virginia, formerly of Dinwiddie County, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 8, 2021. Gavin was born on May 28, 2002, in Petersburg, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Francis Frye. He will be forever missed by his father, Elvis Frye; mother, Lani Richardson and step-father, Greg Richardson; brothers, Preston and Rylan Frye; and bonus siblings, Nicholas and Landis Richardson; grandparents, Robert and Celia Childers, Uncle and godfather William Sparrow, Uncle Robert “BJ” Childers, Jr., Aunt Meghan (Corey) Lake; Aunt Mary Pace (James); Uncle William “Billy” Frye; Aunt and godmother Tiffany Millis, Aunt Amber “Bambi” (Brian) Cox; and many more aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends that meant the world to him. Gavin enjoyed life to the fullest and loved everyone he ever met and never knew a stranger. He lit up every room he ever walked into and made the world brighter just by being in it. As much as he was always the center of attention, he made everyone feel as if they were the most important person in the world. His laugh was infectious, and his cool guy smirk would melt your heart. He was both of his brothers’ keepers and the best friend anyone could ever ask for. He loved spending time with his family whether it was having their favorite movie nights together or playing board games, as long as they were all together, he was happy. He loved family, he loved friends, he loved life, but most of all he loved Jesus. He loved the Lord with his whole heart and would tell anyone and everyone whether they wanted to hear it or not. He had a passion to spread the gospel and a gift of loving everyone in an amazing way. He has touched so many lives and his love will live on in our hearts forever. Gavin’s family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2021 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 3110 Greenwood Avenue, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. A memorial service will follow at 4:00 p.m. Arrangements by Williams Funeral Home & Crematory of Lawrenceville, VA. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com. #LivelovelikeGavin
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  • Comment Link Mysha Goins Wednesday, 17 February 2021 07:46 posted by Mysha Goins

    I’m So Sorry For Your Loss. You Have My Deepest Condolences. I Pray You Draw Comfort Knowing He Is With His Ancestors.

  • Comment Link Teresa and Dillon wilkins Monday, 15 February 2021 17:45 posted by Teresa and Dillon wilkins

    My condolences to you and your family. Such a sweet boy.

  • Comment Link Teresa and Dillon Wilkins Monday, 15 February 2021 17:43 posted by Teresa and Dillon Wilkins

    How heart go out to your family. So sorry for your loss

  • Comment Link Sandy Harris Monday, 15 February 2021 17:25 posted by Sandy Harris

    My heart hurts. Hugs and prayers for all of us who love him.

  • Comment Link Jimmy Perkinson and Family Monday, 15 February 2021 13:34 posted by Jimmy Perkinson and Family

    We will miss your smile and loving ways Gavin and Rest In Peace our little buddy. Keeping Prayers lifted for Lani and all the family until we meet again

  • Comment Link Judy Faison Monday, 15 February 2021 11:29 posted by Judy Faison

    My deepest sympathy to Gavin's family and friends. My prayers are with each of you during this painful and difficult time.

  • Comment Link Marianne Olive Monday, 15 February 2021 03:21 posted by Marianne Olive

    Dear Lani, Greg, Preston, Rylan,
    There are no words that can possibly express suffering through the pain and sorrow after loosing your son, your brother and your friend Gavin. May he fly with the angels to the living comfort of our Lord and May he be your angel watching over you through life. I’m so deeply sorry for your loss.

  • Comment Link Gonjoe Winn Sunday, 14 February 2021 16:21 posted by Gonjoe Winn

    I will never forget Gavin. He was a wonderful young man. I enjoyed working with him and your family. My deepest sympathies and love go out to you and your family.

  • Comment Link Jacob Tuck Saturday, 13 February 2021 11:41 posted by Jacob Tuck

    Gavin he was a great friend; I wish I hung out with him a little more than I did. We took homeland security together, sat right beside each other always had each other's back. When he wasn't in class,I always assumed it was gonna be a boring day because something was missing and that piece was him. I loved Gavin he was one of the coolest people I've ever met. There's so many things I could say about him. I'm very sorry for your loss.

  • Comment Link Vickie Wynn and Kayla Lowe Saturday, 13 February 2021 09:26 posted by Vickie Wynn and Kayla Lowe

    Our hearts are saddened hearing about your loss. We are lifting you all up in prayer.

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