Grave Digger

David Richardson - Pickens County’s Grave Digger

David Richardson Using His Backhoe to Dig a Grave

By Donna Bain
Staff Writer

Everybody knows a lot of business has to be taken care of when there is a death in the family. One thing that has to happen that is often taken for granted is the grave has to be dug in order for the per- son who died to be buried.
If you have ever been around when a grave is being dug in Pickens County, you have probably run into David Richardson. Richardson got his start digging graves because he saw there was a need for a grave digger in Pickens County during the 70s.