John Wesley Richardson

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Houghlin Funeral Home
119 Fairfield Hill Rd
Bloomfield, KY

A Taylorsville resident, Mr. John Wesley Richardson, age 86, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019, in Baptist Healthcare in Louisville. He was born December 27, 1932, in Spencer County to the late Lewis H. and Katie Burgin Richardson. He was a farmer, a retired employee of General Electric, a United States Army veteran, a member of Plum Creek Baptist Church, Springfield Lions Club, and Springfield Masonic Lodge #50 F & AM.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolly Mattingly Richardson; son, Darrell Richardson; and sister, Pauline Ferris.

He is survived by his daughter, Della (William) Swan of Shepherdsville; son, John Thomas (Nancy) Richardson of Bloomfield; brother, Robert Thomas Richardson of Taylorsville; grandchildren, Dr. Sara R. (Clayton) Rogers, Madison Swan; and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. John Wesley Richardson were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019, at the Houghlin Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Rev. Mavis Bennett officiated. Interment was in Big Spring Cemetery.

Visitation was Friday from 4 - 8 p.m. The Springfield Masonic Lodge #50 F & AM held a Masonic memorial service Friday at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Houghlin Funeral Home of Bloomfield was in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Spencer Magnet on Jan. 16, 2019
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