Lois Emery Richardson passed away on October 14, 2015 at the age of 72. She was born in Akron, Ohio on December 23, 1943, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. George Emery. Her father preceded her in death. Her mother still resides in Akron. She completed all her schooling there and attended Akron University for two years. After college she worked as a secretary in the B F Goodrich plant in Akron.
She met and later married Joseph L Richardson, a career Army officer, on September 28, 1968.She began her married life with devotion to family and full support of her husband’s career. She embraced each new reassignment with a positive attitude and quickly learned how to get reestablished at each new post. The family enjoyed stateside assignments at Forts Story, Stewart, Leavenworth, McClellan and Eustis. The most enjoyable overseas posting was to Sydney, Australia.
They had one child, daughter Deborah, who married Mr. Lee Fahringer. They have two wonderful grandchildren, Jonathan and Caroline. Lois enjoyed the times she shared with all of them.
After retirement Joe and Lois settled down in Williamsburg and called it home for almost
30 years. Lois worked for a time at the Kingsmill Realty Sales Office as a part time secretary. She was a member of the Kingsmill Women’s Social Club and was active in the Bible Study group.
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188 at 11am; where a reception will follow. Interment is private. The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the American Diabetes Association, P 0 Box 1834, Merrifield, VA 22116 or the local Salvation Army, 151 Kristiansand Dr, Ste 109, Williamsburg VA 23188.
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