James Roderick Richardson, 76, died Monday. A native of Wake County he was son to the late Jesse Leamon & Elva Liles Richardson. He was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Geraldine Perry Richardson.
Funeral service 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, burial, Greenmount Cemetery.
He is survived by his children, Jess Richardson (Jamie) of Louisburg, Mike Richardson (Stacy) of Wendell, Pam Gifford of Bunn; siblings, Mary Jane Brown (Larry) of Zebulon, Alice Swindell (Jim) of Cary, Sara Jo Bowser of Youngsville & Fentrice Cash of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Kristen, Brandon, Peyton, Parker, & Morgan; and great-grandchild, Madden.
Visitation 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net