Troy Wayne Richardson Sr.|
February 15, 1944 - March 14, 2013
SALEM - Troy was born in Lawton, Oklahoma to Buford and Blanch Richardson. He married Clarinda Estill on May 14, 1968. Troy enlisted in the US Army on Nov. 27, 1967 and went to Vietnam on May 16, 1968. After his discharge he joined the National Guard in May 1973 retiring on February 15, 1993. Troy was also employed at Overhead Door from 1979 until 2000. He was a member of the American Legion Post 136.
Troy is survived by his wife Clarinda; two sons Troy Richardson Jr (Christina) and Randel Richardson; brothers and sisters Victor Richardson (Pat), Lois Martin (Bill), Lorene Kealey, Oletta Richardson (Butch) and Buford Richardson Jr (Harriet); five grandchildren; and beloved dog Peppy.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters, Carey Richardson, Donnie Richardson, Linda Carlson, and Lavay Clary.
A Viewing will be from 2 to 5 pm on Friday, March 22nd at Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 23rd at First Free Will Baptist Church in Salem. A graveside service with military honors will be at 1:30 pm Monday, March 25th at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Mar. 20, 2013