Fred L. Richardson, Jr.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Fred L. Richardson, Jr., age 76, of Petersburg, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at his residence.

He was born on August 14, 1940 in Lincoln County, Tennessee, son of the late Clara Ruth Smith & Fred Richardson, Sr. Mr. Richardson was a loving husband and father. He was a retired supervisor for the Tennessee Department of Transportation and was a member of the Petersburg First Baptist Church where he served as deacon for over 40 years.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Donnie Richardson and his sister-in-law, Nancy Richardson.

Mr. Richardson is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Joyce Richardson of Petersburg, Tennessee; daughter, Debbie and Rob Williams of Petersburg, Tennessee; brothers, Leon & Nancy Jo Richardson of Belfast, Tennessee, Larry & Pat Richardson, Kenneth Richardson and Gerry & Cathie Richardson all of Petersburg, Tennessee; grandchildren, Amanda Cavanah and Michael Williams; great grandchildren, Kara Minor, Will Minor, Jessa Cavanah and Emma Williams; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are Friday, October 7, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Petersburg First Baptist Church with Bro. Doug Brown officiating and Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home in charge. Burial will follow in Old Orchard Cemetery. Visitation was Thursday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Petersburg First Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Petersburg First Baptist Church Building Fund, 107 Church Street, Petersburg, TN 37144.

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home, 508 W. College St., Fayetteville, TN. (931) 433-4511 www.gallantfuneralhome.com.