George H. Richardson

Richardson, George H. Age 84 years, died Friday, October 11 2013 at Silver Cross Hospital. Born in Quincy, Illinois. He has resided in the Joliet/Lockport area since 1952. Retired from Caterpillar in 1980. He was a WWII Navy veteran and a member of Stone City Masonic Lodge #35 and the Beacon Club. Preceded in death by his parents and 3 sons. George is survived by his devoted wife, Clarice Richardson; two daughters, Deborah (Marcus) Washington of Lagrange, IL and Victoria Mabry of Lockport; three sons, Terry Landry of Los Angeles, CA, Daryl Landry of Lockport and Brian Richardson of Plainfield; 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Edith Shelby of New York, NY; and sister-in-law, Leah (Tommy) Laster of Joliet. Funeral services will be Thursday 11:00a.m. at Shiloh Bapt Church. Rev Richard House officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday 2:00p.m.-4:00p.m. and 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. at Range Funeral Home and Thursday 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at the church. Interment at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.

Published in The Herald-News on Oct. 15, 2013