He professed faith in Christ and was of the Methodist faith.
He was a veteran of the World War II having served his country honorably in the United States Army.
He was a former over-the-road truck driver with Yenkin Majestic Paint and a retired bus driver with the Campbellsville Independent School Systems.
He united in marriage to Beverly Ehlert March 25, 1951. She preceded him in death December 23, 1975.
He united in marriage to LaVena Wooden in August of 1977. She preceded him in death October 15, 2014.
He is survived by two sons and three daughters: Michael Richardson and wife, Saundra of Westerville, Ohio, Edward Richardson of Cecilia, Christine Judy and husband, Michael of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, Beth Armstrong and husband, Scott of Laurelville, Ohio and Bridgette Hoover and husband, Jimmie of Robertsdale, Alabama; four step-children: Michael Logsdon and wife, Sandy of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Darin Quintero and Monica McIntosh and husband, Larry of Louisville and Greta Orlaska and husband, David of Dana Point, California; fifteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister: Charles Richardson and wife, Phylis and Rosa Skaggs and husband, Barbee of Campbellsville and James Richardson and wife, Carlotta of Lebanon; man’s best friend, Chunk; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
The family will forever be grateful to Tammy & Eric Elder, caring friends and neighbors, who provided support in his last days.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Friday, January 15, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 16, 2016 at
Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Pastor Wayne Brooks
BURIAL: Mifflin Township Cemetery in Gahanna, Ohio