“Pete” Melvin Lowe Radford, 77, of Lebanon Road, Pembroke, departed this life Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home. Born in Giles County on May 5, 1940, he was a son of the late Albert and Della Lee Hilton Radford. Pete was a graduate of Pembroke High School (the Corncutters) and was retired from VPI in the plumbing department. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Susan Williams Radford, his parents, and several brothers and sisters.
He leaves to cherish his memory his daughter Kristin R Marsalek and her husband David of Eleanor, WV; his step-daughter Tammi W Johnston and her husband Billy of Pembroke; his dearly beloved granddaughter “Sweet Pea” Kensington Paige Marsalek; three step-granddaughters, Samantha, Brittney and Ashley Johnston; his sister Betty Jean Hutchison of Pembroke; his special niece Ann St. Clair (Jim) of Trinity, North Carolina and special friends Charlie Rakes and Mike and Debbie Williams; and all of his front porch buddies at the Little Giant/Citgo Store in Pembroke; he will be missed by many other friends and family members.
Memorial services will be conducted Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 2:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow Street, Pembroke with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.