Departed this life December 24th, 2021. Horace “Pete” Venable Jr., age 98, of Richmond. He played in the Negro Baseball League for the following teams: Baltimore Bruins, Indianapolis Clowns, House of David and the Willie Mays All Stars. He also served in the US Army. He is preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Venable. He is survived by three sons,, Horace Michael, Gary(Trisha) and Leroy Venable; six grandchildren Zachary, Asia, Whitney, Wanya', Omara and Makia; six great grandchildren; one sister, Grace Venable; a host of nieces, nephews and cousins; one sister- in- law, Bobbie Streat and other relatives and friends. Remains rest at Joseph Jenkins Jr. Funeral Home, 2011 Grayland Avenue where Mr. Venable can be viewed Friday January 7th , from 10AM to 8PM and where funeral services will be held Saturday January 8th at 1PM. Ministers Wil and BJ Fountain off. Interment at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Family and friends assemble at the funeral home 12:45PM Saturday.