Brent Walsh Respess

Published 12:39 pm Saturday, January 17, 2015



Jan. 15, 2015


Brent Walsh Respess, 60, of Hopewell, passed away on Thursday, January 15, 2015. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jim and Fedonia Respess; and father, Arnet Respess. He is survived by his mother, Nancy Lavich; uncle, Henry Respess; sister, Karla Viar, and her children, Avery and Olivia; brother, Mark Lavich; sister, Beryl and her husband, Morris; two aunts, Zella Davis and Thera Lane; step-daughter, Amanda StClaire, and her children, Shawn and Montana; many special friends in Pike Rd., NC; and numerous other extended family and friends. In his spare time, Brent, enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was also a faithful member of Church of Christ in Hopewell The family will receive friends from 3 pm to 5 pm on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home in Virginia. A funeral service will be conducted at 11 am on Monday, January 19, 2015 at Paul Funeral Home of Belhaven, NC with a visitation one hour prior. Interment will follow in the Respess plots at Davis Cemetery, (Pungo) Pantego, NC. Condolences may be registered at