Robert “Bob” Dewey Richardson, 77, of Rushville, went home to be with the Lord, Friday evening, September 2, 2022 at his residence.
Bob was born October 20, 1944 in Redlick, Kentucky, the youngest of eleven children of George Riley and America Mae Johnson Richardson. He was raised in Franklin County, Indiana and later moved to the Phoenix, Arizona area.
While in Arizona, he was a professional truck driver for a number of years. He was also employed at several construction companies as a heavy equipment operator in both commercial and residential construction. Along with his brothers, Bob was a co-owner of Richardson Furniture Company in Phoenix, Arizona. Upon his retirement, he moved to Rushville, Indiana.
He was a member of Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Laurel.
In his leisure, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and pool games. He was an accomplished golfer, in which he had five “hole in ones”. He was also a very talented bowler.
Survivors include six children, George (Paula) Richardson and Elizabeth (Ken) Senkowski, both of Berea, Kentucky, Saundra (Jeff) Weisbecker, Kent (Kathy) Stevens, Sharon (Roger) Courtney, and Brad Stevens, all of Hamilton, Ohio; 21 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; four brothers, Charles Richardson of Johnson City, Tennessee, George (Louise) Richardson of Laveen, Arizona, Walter (Darlene) Richardson of Rushville, Indiana, and Raymond (Debbie) Richardson of Metamora, Indiana; a sister, Reva Robinson of New Salem, Indiana; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia A. Richardson, who passed away July 7, 2022; two sons, Neal Wade Richardson and Craig Stevens; two daughters, Melissa Mae Richardson and Lana Jordan; two grandsons, James Richardson and Chris Roberts; four sisters, Lillian Alsip, Marie Alshouse, Christine Burns, and Mary Grizzel; and a brother, John Richardson.
Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 25165 US Highway 52, Laurel, Indiana. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Coyle officiating. Burial will be in Laurel North Cemetery. Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.