Sunday, July 3, 2016

Obituary - Gerald Laverne Richardson

Gerald Laverne Richardson
Gerald Laverne Richardson of Harrisonville, Missouri was born July 20, 1933 in Baron, Oklahoma the son of Wess and Irene (Cagle) Richardson. 

He departed this life on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at his home in Harrisonville surrounded by love and family at the age of 82 years, 11 months and 12 days.

On July 17, 1954 Jerry was united in marriage to Shirley Darlene Wright in Baron, Oklahoma

Jerry was employed as a heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 101, Kansas City, Missouri until his retirement in 1995. He was an Army veteran. Jerry enjoyed gardening, yard work, doing home improvement projects, watching Gunsmoke on T.V. and the companionship of many dogs during his life. He had moved to Harrisonville in 1966.

Besides his parents, Jerry was preceded in death by a son, Reagan Richardson and his sister, Robbie Sue Johnson.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Shirley D. Richardson of the home; two daughters, Lisa Richardson, Lee's Summit, Missouri, Sherry Richardson, Harrisonville, Missouri; two grandchildren, Jarred Richardson, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Amy Richardson, Detroit, Michigan; other relatives and a host of friends.

Private family services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Serenity Care Hospice or to the Midwest Animal Res Q and may be sent in care of Dickey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 432 Harrisonville, Missouri 64701.