Mr. Richard Owen Balducci of Vernon Hill, VA passed away at the home of his daughter on Friday, June 21,2019 after a lenghy illness. He was born in Richmond, VA on February 27, 1942 and was 77 years old. He was the son of the late Rudolph C. Balducci and Rilla Seay Compton and was married to the late Clara Whitt Balducci. He was retired from Riverdale Used Tires and was a cattle farmer. He loved his farm but nothing compared to his sunshine Jessica. He was an avid baseball fan and a devoted follower of UVA sports. He was a consummate jokester. He was a member of Mountain Road Baptist Church. Survivors include:Four daughtersCarmalita Rose Carter of VolensEvelyn Ruth Balducci of Vernon HillBobbi B. Francis and husband Tommy of HalifaxSandy Louise Carter of Vernon HillTwo sonsRonnie Lee Balducci and companion Jenny Martin of Vernon HillDonnie Lee Balducci of Vernon HillEleven GrandchildrenFour Great GrandchildrenHis caregiver, Brandee Hancock (Wine)He was preceded in death by a sister, Yvonne R. Gould Per his request, there will be no service.For memorials, please consider Sentara Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.