Johnny Nolen Radford

May 10, 1961 - July 18, 2012

Johnny Nolen Radford, of Lynchburg, VA, and formerly of Floyd, VA, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Nolen Radford. He is survived by his wife, Evangeline “Vangie” Radford; two daughters and sons-in-law, Amber and Joshua Peterson; Kayla and Timothy Spencer; one grandson, Shane Aiden Spencer; his mother, Faith Radford; one sister, Rose Marie Henninger; his grandmother, Ethel Smith; one niece, Holly Showalter. A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Gardner Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor John Williamson officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to NRA. Condolences to the family may be made at

Guest book

Gerald Gardner

Fishersville, VA
July 20, 2012

My condolences to the family of Johnny Radford. I have great memories of our time in school in Floyd County. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends during this time.

M. Johnson

July 20, 2012

My deepest sympathy to the family on the loss of your loved one...In time, as your heart heals, you will find comfort and peace in the memories you have to cherish.(Romans 15:4)

Susan May

Madison Hts, VA
July 20, 2012

We are praying for your family and are saddened by the unexpected homegoing of Johnny. We will pray for your peace and comfort in the days ahead knowing that he is safely in the arms of Jesus. Blessings and prayers for all of you! Mark, Susan, and Nathan May

Cheryl Patterson

Lynchburg, VA
July 20, 2012

Vangie, I just opened my email and learned of Johnny's passing. I am so, so sorry. I will be praying and grieving with you and your family. Love, Cheryl

jolee h crawford

floyd va
July 20, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with Johnny Radford's family and friends. I remember Johnny as being a very kind person and I"m sure he will be missed. Blessings, Jolee & John Crawford

Shirley Tankersley

July 20, 2012

My thoughts and Prayers are wiht all of you .Shirley Tankersley

Lois Poff

Willis, Va
July 20, 2012

Vangie, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family...I thought so much of Johnny. He was a good man.

Broderick Patrick

Altavista va
July 21, 2012

My thoughts and prayer go out to the Radford family. In the short year that i got to know johnny at Hanwha i can tell that he was a nice and loving man. Gone but never forgotten.

Michael & Tina Jones

Christiansburg, VA
July 21, 2012

Vangie, We are so sorry and shocked to hear of your loss. Your family will be in our prayers if there is anything we can do, Please let us know. Love and Prayers, Mike and Tina Jones

Tommy Royal

July 21, 2012

So sorry for your loss.......Johnny was a great friend and i will always remember the times we spent together.Thinking about the family during this time.

S.G. & Pauline Bolt

Willis, Va.
July 21, 2012

Vangie, So sorry we could not attend the service. Our love and prayers go out to you and your family.

Melanie Moore

Floyd,, VA
July 22, 2012

Vangie, Amber & Kayla, I pray that you will feel all the prayers that are being sent up for you all. I know unexpected losses are hard to comprehend but I do know that the Lord will give you strength that you never thought possible. My heart aches for you all. Love, Mel

Russ Norman

Forest, Va.
July 23, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers to you and family. I was bless to know Johnny and work with him. He was a friend in Christ and alwas enjoyed being with him when we worked together. Never say goodbye only see ya later. Our Prayers, Russ Norman

Linda Srygley

United States
July 23, 2012

The class of '79 lost a bright smile and a good person but Heaven gained a new Angel.

Connie Pitts

Lynchburg, VA
July 24, 2012

Vangie, I'm so sorry for your loss. It was a shock to see the notice in the paper. I had just run into Johnny at Walmart a few weeks ago. I'll be praying for you.

Arleine Taylor

July 28, 2012

To Johnny's family Sorry to hear of Johnny's passing. My Prayers are with you.

Dennis Allen Cooley

August 02, 2012

I knew Johnny from Azdel; I didn't know him very well but he was a fine, soft spoken man. He always took time to speak with me and I knew he went to be with our Lord. So sorry for your loss.