James Hunter Richardson, Sr.

January 19, 1924 - June 24, 2013
James Hunter Richardson, Sr.

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James Hunter Richardson, Sr., 89, a lifelong resident of Williamsburg, James City County, passed away at home on Monday, June 24, 2013. James was a devoted member of James River Baptist Church, Williamsburg, where he taught Sunday school and served as a Deacon for over 50 years.

He is predeceased by his parents, John and Beatrice Richardson and brothers, Clarence, Earl and his twin, John Richardson.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ellen Minor Richardson; five children, Beatrice R. Gass (Ric) of Katy, Texas, J. Hunter Richardson, Jr. (Liz) of Great Falls, VA, John Richardson ( Betty) of Chester, VA, Richard H. Richardson (Temple) of Chesterfield, VA, and Gale R. Pullen (Jeff) of New City, New York; a sister, Madeline R. Hogge and three brothers, Willie, Robert, and Lang Richardson, all of Williamsburg. In addition, he leaves to cherish his memory, 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 ñ 8:00pm on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Bucktrout Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 11:00 am at James River Baptist Church with burial following immediately in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the building fund at James River Baptist Church, 4931 Centerville Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188


Thursday, June 27, 2013
12:00 AM

James River Baptist Church - Directions
4831 Centerville Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188


Wednesday, June 26, 2013
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Bucktrout Funeral Home - Directions
4124 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • June 25, 2013
    Ric Gass says:
    I am glad he is my father-in-law. He is the best example of how to live a life for God and be a Father / Grandfather.

  • June 26, 2013
    Gray Taylor says:
    John,Betty and family. Linda and I wish the comfort of our Lord Jesus Christ upon you at this time. Knowning that your father is now being cuddled by his heavenly Father who has taken away all physical pain and suffering will bring that same comfort to you. God Bless you and your family.

  • June 25, 2013
    Susan and Bill Hastings says:
    To John, Betty and children, we are sorry to hear of the loss of Mr. Richardson. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers.