Ronald W. Richardson Sr., 73, of Remington passed away peacefully at his home with his wife of 30 years and his family at his side.
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Ronalad was born on May 20, 1940 to the late Vernon Roland and Ida (Swets) Richardson. On May 28, 1983 he married Phyllis (Frinkel) Richardson. Mrs. Richardson survives in Remington.
Survivors also include his children, Ronald W. Richardson Jr. of Strawberry, Ark., and Karen S. (Richardson) Ozug of Munster; his stepchildren, Dale (Cathy) Carter of Rensselaer, David Carter of Remington, and Rose (Ralph) Suges of Wheatfield; grandchildren Dylan, Steven, and Teresa Ashley; 10 stepgrandchildren; and 4 step-great-grandchildren.
His brother Vernon L. Richardson preceded him in death.
Mr. Richardson was a mechanic and millwright at Inland Steel and member of the Local Union #1010. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed horse back riding. Ronald was a huge fan of old western movies and after retirement he became a traveling enthusiast.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home, 8178 South Cline Ave., Schererville, Ind., with Pastor Ballard Lewis officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be given towards Jasper County Hospice or to Victory Baptist Church.
To leave online condolences please vist www.chapellawnfunerals.com.
Published in the Rensselaer Republican on Mar. 17, 2014