Lakeland- Keith Richardson, 82 PE RLS, born 12/30/1930 in Eustis, Florida to Ivan E. and Pearl Goodson Richardson.
Keith died of heart failure 10/18/2013 in Palliative Care, LRMC, Lakeland, Florida. Keith's early years were in Lake County.
He came to Bartow in 1942 and graduated from Summerlin Institute in the class of 1948. After high school he attended the University of Florida
, became a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corps
and started his engineering career with Jesse V. Boyles PE. During his time with Jesse Boyles he acquired his Registered Land Surveyor and Professional Engineers License. He began his road building career with Mac Asphalt Corp. in Lakeland. When APAC Corp. bought Mac Asphalt he became President of the Sarasota Division of APAC eventually becoming a Regional Vice President. Keith retired from APAC in 1995 and started a consulting engineering firm. He was a founding member and played an active role in Scott Lake Baptist Church in Lakeland.
He is predeceased by his mother and father, brother Dr. Kenneth W. Richardson and sister Gail Bailden. He is survived by his wife Joan Burris, daughter Kathy Mann, son E.K., Jr. "Rick", six grandchildren, four great grandchildren, brother Ivan (Glenda) Richardson, Jr. A memorial service at Scott Lake Baptist Church will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Scott Lake Baptist Church Building Fund, 5811 Scott Lake Road, Lakeland, Fl. or Conerstone Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, 2590 Havendale Blvd. NW, Winter Haven, Fl. 33881.
Condolences may be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org. SEIGLER FUNERAL HOME IS SERVING THE RICHARDSON FAMILY WITH LOVE AND HONOR.