Ronald Ray Richardson, 73 of Bedford, passed away on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 at his residence. He was a son of the late King Ray Richardson and Lauretta Mae White Richardson. He is survived by his wife, Lirlie Faye Stephens Richardson; four sons - Jimmy Richardson, Ronnie Richardson, Jeffrey Richardson, Sean Richardson; two daughters, Sherry Chenault, Donna Hobbs. A funeral service was conducted on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at 1 pm Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford. Interment followed in Virginia Memorial Park. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.