Walter Elliott  Pendleton
Walter Elliott Pendleton

December 7, 1937 - October 1, 2018
Born in Orange County, VA
Resided in N. Chesterfield, VA
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Walter Elliott Pendleton, 80, of N. Chesterfield, passed from this life to eternal life with Jesus, his Savior, on Monday, October 1, 2018. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Lois Jeannette Pendleton; son, Brian Pendleton (Dawn); daughter, Sonja Good; there are four girls, Olivia and Adelaide Pendleton, Allyson and Kelley Good, that call him grandpa; brother, James Pendleton (Doris); sisters, Bertha Krise and Ann Gilliland and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, wonderful neighbors and special church friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Victoria Pendleton. Walter was raised in Orange County, VA. He graduated from Orange County High School and went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree of Sacred Music from RPI, now VCU. He worked as a Sales Rep. in Marketing for several companies. He was a rep. for Olan Mills Church Pictorial Directories. He also was a sales rep for Serv Pro in Richmond where he lovingly became known as the candy man. Each of the businesses visited, he left the ladies candy. Veggie gardening was one of his favorite things to do. He directed church music for 50 years beginning and ending at the same church, Friendship Baptist. All totaled he led music in several churches in the Chesterfield area. Sacred music was his first love and he directed with passion and dignity. Giving up his leadership for medical reasons was the hardest thing he ever had to do. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. (Rt.10). His funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 8, 2018 at Friendship Baptist Church, 5200 Newbys Bridge Rd., Chesterfield, VA 23832. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Friendship Baptist Church through his personal memorial page at





Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
10300 Pridesville Rd.
Amelia Court House, VA 23002
Sunday, October 7, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Funeral Service
Friendship Baptist Church
5200 Newbys Bridge Rd
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Monday, October 8, 2018
11:00 AM
Dale Memorial Park
10201 Newby's Bridge Rd.
Chesterfield, VA USA 23832
Monday, October 8, 2018


Friendship Baptist Church
5200 Newby's Bridge Road
Chesterfield, VA United States 23832