Mr. James Eugene (Gene) Richardson, 62, of Lumber City, died Jan. 30 at Memorial University Hospital in Savannah.
Mr. Richardson was born April 8, 1959, and was a lifelong resident of Telfair County. Mr. Richardson was a Mason with Masonic Lodge #199, and a member of Lumber City United Methodist Church. He was a devoted father and husband, and the best PaPa ever.
Mr. Richardson was preceded in death by his parents, W.H. Richardson and Georgie Williams Richardson, brother Jimmy Richardson, sister-in-law, Brenda Murray, brother-in-law, Billy Hullett.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Murray Richardson of Lumber City; daughter, Melodie (Michael) Browning of Adel; son, Michael (Breanna) Richardson of Lumber City; sister, Margaret Hullett of Lumber City; brothers-in-law, Randy (Lee) Murray of Hazlehurst, Kenneth (Vickie) Murray of New London, N.C., and Wendall (Janice) Murray of Marietta; grandchildren, Danielle Browning, Anna Browning, Hannah Browning, Henry Richardson, Emily Richardson, and Gabriella Browning; great-grandchildren, Ivy Rose Wilcox and Stormi Jade Wilcox; several nieces, nephews and a host of cousins.
Services were held Feb. 2 at Lumber City United Methodist Church with the Rev. Andy Brownley and Rthe ev. Harrell Hemmingway officiating.
Interment followed in Riverside Cemetery in Lumber City.
Active pallbearers were Randy Brewer, Chris Murray, Henry McLean, Todd Brewer, Allen Houston, Chris Sammons, alt. were Richard Taylor, Steve Strickland and Stacey Stone.
Music was rendered by Jessie Livingston and Travis Page.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.