Richard Lewis Richardson

Richard Lewis Richardson

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Richard Lewis Richardson, 77, of Salisbury, passed away on Tuesday May 16, 2017 at the Glenn A. Kiser Hospice in Salisbury. Mr. Richardson was born on January 30, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Franklin Lewis Richardson and Ruth Blakemore Richardson. Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army.

He graduated from Ben Salem High School and worked as a Supervisor at Avery International until his retirement. A member of Kannapolis Church of God, Richard enjoyed working on cars and tending to his garden. He also enjoyed sharing his Christian Faith with others with his word and the way he lived his life.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Jonny Richardson.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Kathleen Boral Richardson; three sons, David Richardson (Dana) of Monroe, Scott Richardson (Cynthia) of Monroe, and Stephen Richardson (Patti) of Monroe; four daughters, Suzanne Morrison (Vick) of Concord, Mari Beth Butler (Robert) of Indian Trail, Faith Randall (David) of Monroe, and Joy Hawkins (Bo) of Salisbury; twenty grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday May 20, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Kannapolis Church of God (2211 W A Street, Kannapolis, NC 28081) conducted by pastor, Greg Sloop. The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Kannapolis Church of God, Missions.

Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is serving the Richardson family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.Richard Richardson Salisbury Carolina Cremation Salisbury

Richard Richardson Salisbury Carolina Cremation Salisbury


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  1. Patricia Lester says:

    So sorry for the loss of such a great friend. He will be greatly missed.
    We rejoice for Richard because he has obtained his goal, but we grieve for those of us who are left behind. We will see him again one day. Kathleen you and your family are in our prayers. Love, love, love you.

  2. Gail Stokes Koontz says:

    I have known this family for many years. Mr. Richardson was a wonderful man. I never saw him when he wasn’t smiling. He was an excellent example of what a Godly man is and should be. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, Uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed. One thing is for sure, he is an angel in Heaven enjoying God’s company.

  3. Elke Rickard says:

    Mari Beth, I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing your father, but I could tell how much you loved him and will miss him. Michael and I want you to know that we care about you, and are keeping you and your family in prayer.

    Elke and Michael Rickard