Mr. “Stan” Richardson

Published 12:16pm Friday, November 23, 2012


Funeral service for Mr. “Stan” Richardson, 86, of Alexander City, will be Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home.  Rev. Paul Vick and Bro. Randy Anderson will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Hillview Memorial Park with veteran’s honors provided by the Alexander City Veteran’s Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 25, 2012 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mr. Richardson passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Russell Medical Center.  He was born on December 2, 1925 in Middlesex City, Massachusetts to Floyd Peter Richardson and Melba Bernice Olson Heaver.  He was a member of New Site United Methodist Church.  Mr. Richardson worked for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

He was also a member of the VFW and authored the book “Growing up in a Fox Hole”.  Mr. Richardson enjoyed trivia and history, especially war related and loved eating chocolate, telling jokes, and always having fun and smiling.  He was an avid New England Patriots fan and loved his family dearly.

He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Clara “Chat” Mae East Richardson of Alexander City; daughter, Diane Bishop of Ayer, MA; sons, Bruce Richardson and Harry Stephens both of Framingham, MA and Randy Voss (Nan) and Lynn Voss (Wendy) all of Alexander City; 3 Grandchildren; 3 Great-Grandchildren; and 6 Great-Great-Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, George Stephens.

The family will accept flowers or memorial contributions may be given to United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile, 3058 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, AL, 36607 and, or the New Site United Methodist Church, 108 Church Street, New Site, AL 36256.

Memorial messages may be sent to the family at Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.