Richard Lawrence Jarman

  • Born: July 9, 1962
  • Died: July 28, 2020
  • Location: Stafford, Virginia

Ames Funeral Home

8914 Quarry Road
Manassas, VA 20110

Tel. (703) 368-2814

Tribute & Message From The Family

A Life Celebrated
Richard was born in Bayshore, New York to Horace Jarman and Carolyn Buie Jarman on July 9, 1962.
Richard attended Copiague High School in Copiague, New York, and graduated in 1980. He later attended Norfolk State University, in Norfolk Virginia to study accounting, and returned to Amityville, New York in 1981 to begin his employment with Sigma Quality Foods. It was there he met his wife, Phyllis Hale (Smith). Richard and Phyllis married in December 1988. They shared 30 years.
Richard dedicated his life to foodservice management over the course of 40 years by operating in roles from server to general manager for several franchise restaurants.
Richard transitioned from this life to be with God on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Carolyn Jarman of Spartanburg, South Carolina; his brother, Kenneth Stephens of Tampa, Florida; his Uncle Carl Booker of Long Island, New York; and his Aunt Deborah Stewart of California.
Left to cherish and continue his legacy are: his sons, Julius Mitchell (Latoya) of Stafford, Virginia and Richard Jarman II of Stafford, Virginia; his daughter, Erika Williams (Brian) of Tallahassee, Florida; his brother Steven Jarman of Charlotte, North Carolina; his sister Mary Joyce Wright of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, his God-sister Cheryl Johnson of Capitol Heights, Maryland; his God-daughter Tenneya McCullough; his Aunt Victoria " The Aunt " Buie-Owens (Leon) of Charlotte, North Carolina; his 5 grandchildren, Jayden Mitchell, Julian Mitchell, Aaliyah Mitchell, Alyanna Mitchell, Sage Williams; a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and beloved friends.
Mr. Richard Lawrence Jarman leaves behind a legacy of unwavering love, perseverance, gentle kindness, and service to his family, friends, and the community.


Condolence & Memory Journal

My deepest condolences and prayers for the entire family at this time of sorrow. I pray that all of this pain be lifted from all of you. Love you all!.

Posted by Dj Smooth - Friend   August 25, 2020

Every memory I have of Uncle Richie is full of love and kindness. He always showed so much warmth and care for me and family from my youth into adulthood. I appreciated and enjoyed all my conversations with him. He is truly loved and will be missed greatly.

Posted by Tatiana Becker - Charlotte, NC - Family   August 24, 2020


Rest In Peace Richard

Posted by Arletha Neal - E. Patchogue, NY - Family   August 22, 2020

I'm truly sadden to hear about Mr. Jarman and am praying for the entire family. I know what he meant to you all and am so sorry. I have so many childhood memories from the cul de sac in Woodbridge when I lived in the blue house across from you all. He was a wonderful man.

Posted by Nakeshia Wright - Atlanta, GA - Neighbor   August 22, 2020


I am saddened to hear of Richard's passing. He had a kind spirit. I know he will be missed.

Posted by Jackie Fortune - Woodbridge, VA - Friend   August 19, 2020

POPS. I miss you everyday. My kids miss you everyday. You were the definition of what a Great man and father is supposed to be. R.I.P

Posted by Julius Mitchell - Stafford, VA - Son   August 19, 2020

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