Edwin Watson Richardson Jr.
1930 - 2021
May 4, 1930
May 7, 2021
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Thomasville, GA 31792
Edwin Watson Richardson, Jr.

Boston, Ga - Edwin Watson Richardson, Jr. passed away May 7, 2021 at his residence in Thomas County. Born May 4, 1930 in Tampa, Fl., he was the son of the late Daisy Bullard Richardson and Edwin W. Richardson, Sr. He moved to Tallahassee, Florida in 1940 when his father and Frank Shaw, Sr. became partners in Tallahassee Ford. The families owned the dealership until it was sold in 1988. He graduated from Leon High School, Class of 1948, attended FSU and University of Florida, earning a bachelor of science in administration degree and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He served 2 years in the US Navy before joining the family dealership in 1954. He served as president of the Florida Automobile Dealers Association. He was a charter member of 99, in support of those who protect. He was a patron member of the Boy Scouts of America. He was president of Tallahassee Exchange Club, a member of the Cotillion and the Colonels. He retired in 1988 and eventually moved with his wife to his farm in Georgia. Mr. Richardson was an avid sportsman, a member of the Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Cheryl Richardson; 3 nieces and 3 nephews. Family and friends are invited to visit his online tribute page.

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Published by Tallahassee Democrat from May 7 to May 9, 2021.
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Edwin was a true southern gentleman and had so many interesting stories to tell of he snd Cheryl’s trips all over the world. He will be dearly missed - our condolences go out to Cheryl.
Sherry and Dick
May 16, 2021
He was a wonderful car man and will be dearly missed.
Our thoughts and and prayers are with Cheryl and the family
Patricia and John
May 16, 2021
What a wonderful, southern gentleman. He loved people but I believe he loved winning a $5 pot in poker more than he loved people! He was smart and so well informed. When he spoke, people listened. I’ll miss him.
Wayne Roquemore
May 15, 2021
Dear Cheryl,
You are in our hearts and prayers. It was our honor and pleasure to have known Edwin. He was unique, a great host and the very best of dinner partners. He shall long be remembered.
Lou and Bruce Murphy
Bruce and Lou Murphy
May 15, 2021
A true Southern Gentleman. Mike and I enjoyed getting to know Ed and Cheryl so much and will miss y’all. Hugs to you Cheryl. With deepest sympathy. Barbara & Mike Satterwhite
Barbara Satterwhite
May 15, 2021