age 73, of Crystal City, Missouri, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. He was born December 2, 1939 in Crystal City, the son of the late Rose Emma (nee Duperett) and John H. Richardson.
He is survived by sister-in-laws Betty and Mary Richardson, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters Rose E. and her late husband Dale J. Goodwin and Wilma Farnham, brothers John Richardson and his late wife Gerry, Carl Richardson, Donnie Richardson and Dan Richardson.
He was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Crystal City and a retired crane operator from the St. Louis Ship Yard.
Memorial visitation after 5:00 P.M. until time of memorial service at 6:30 P.M. Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, Missouri, officiated by Fr. Joseph Wormek. Memorials preferred to Jefferson County Rescue Mission Interment in Calvary Cemetery in DeSoto, Missouri at a later date.