James A. Richardson (1938 - 2016)


INDEPENDENCE – James A. Richardson, 78, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at home with family by his side.
Jim was born January 7, 1938 and grew up in the Toddville area. As a young man, Jim began working at Rockwell Collins, where he remained for over 40 years.
In 1981, Jim and Sue were married and joined their families, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa.
Jim is survived by his wife, Sue; their six children: Col. JR (Penny) Richardson; Jenice Richardson; Jon Richardson; Lori Comstock; Lisa (Bill) Kirby and Dewey (Lisa) Petersen; siblings Joyce and Ron; 17 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A potluck celebrating his life will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at the Eagle Ridge Pavilion in Pinicon Ridge Park, Central City, Iowa.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from May 31 to June 8, 2016