Name:
John M. Richardson

Date:
July 31st, 1936 - October 24th, 2012

Obituary:
RICHMOND, Ind. John M. Richardson, age 76, formerly of Richmond, passed away Wednesday, October 24, 2012, in Ocala, Florida, from a long battle with cancer. He was born July 31, 1936, in Greens Fork, Indiana, to Chester and Lydia Richardson. John graduated from Greens Fork High School with a senior class who still gets together every year to share their wild stories. He lived in Richmond and Centerville before moving to Florida in 2005 after retiring from Johns Manville. He married Priscilla in 1978 in Richmond. Their special place was the ocean at Ormond Beach. They had 34 years of a wonderful life with lots of memories. John enjoyed working outdoors and going fishing. His passion was sports, especially IU basketball. He dearly loved his grandchildren. Since 2006 his constant companion was his dog Sassy, who he took for a ride everyday on his golf cart. Survivors include his wife, Priscilla of Ocala, Florida; children, Mark (Kathy) Richardson of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Jennifer (David) Jefferson of Richmond, Cary (Stacy) Richardson of Canton, Georgia, Shawn Lamore of Ocala, Florida, and Michelle (Chris) White of Ocala, Florida; 11 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He also leaves a nephew; nieces; cousins; and his dog, Sassy. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother; and a sister. Visitation for John M. Richardson will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Memorial service will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Tommy Gardner officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to: Odyssey Hospice, 1320 SE 25th Loop, Suite 101, Ocala, FL 34470. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

Memorials:
Memorial contributions may be made to: Odyssey Hospice, 1320 SE 25th Loop, Suite 101, Ocala, FL 34470.

Visitations:
12:00PM to 2:00PM on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 at Doan & Mills Funeral Home (map/driving directions)

Services:
2:00PM at Doan & Mills Funeral Home on Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 (map/driving directions)