Richard Lee Shuart Sr, age 77 of South Hill, VA passed away on February 11, 2021. He was born in Ashtabula, Ohio on March 24, 1943 to the late Alva E. and Pearl Salmi Shuart. He worked and retired from Ashtabula Rubber Co and was a member of the Ohio National Guard. He moved to Virginia and was employed by Longwood University before he retired again. While living here he was a member of Browns Presbyterian Church. He was preceded in death by his first wife Violet T. Shuart and his sister Jean M. Hinkley. He is survived by his wife Elizabeth Allgood Shuart, a son Richard Shuart Jr. (Sue), a daughter Jill M. Gorr (Erik) and 3 grandchildren. Family was very important to him and he loved spending time with them, especially his grandchildren. Services will be private. Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family. www.puckettfh.com.