JAMES R. RICHARDSON
April 27, 1936 – April 22, 2013
SMITHFIELD – James Roderick Richardson, 76, died Monday. A native of Wake County he was son to the late Jesse Leamon & Elva Liles Richardson. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Geraldine Perry Richardson, 2 brothers; Benny &Bobby.
Funeral service 2 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, burial, Greenmount Cemetery.
He is survived by his children; Jess Richardson (Jamie) of Louisburg, Mike Richardson (Stacy) of Wendell, Pam Gifford of Bunn, siblings, Mary Jane Brown (Larry) of Zebulon, Alice Swindell (Jim) of Cary, Sara Jo Bowser of Youngsville & Fentrice Cash of Goldsboro, Walter Lee Richardson, grandchildren; Kristen, Brandon, Peyton, Parker, & Morgan, and great grandchild Madden.
Visitation 6-7:30 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net