Lewis Preston Richardson, age 86, of Whitley City, Kentucky, passed away Friday, May 29, 2015, at the McCreary Health and Rehab Center in Pine Knot, Kentucky.
Mr. Richardson was born in Alpine, Kentucky, on January 28, 1929. His parents were Prince and Ethel (Lenville) Richardson. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Lou Alma (Worley) Richardson, three brothers; Harvey, John and Mitt Richardson, and four sisters; Mary Richardson, Melissa Walker, Margaret Burton and Gola Riley.
Surviving family include his son Freddy Wayne Richardson of Whitley City, Kentucky, four grandchildren; Christopher Richardson of Pine Knot, Amber Gregory of Somerset, Kentucky, Whitney Richardson of Revelo, Kentucky and Justin Richardson of Stearns, Kentucky. He has five great grandchildren; Preston, Alex, Eli, Samuel and Sophia. He is also survived by two sisters; Maggie Terry of Danville, Kentucky and Lula Marlow of Indiana.
Mr. Richardson worked for Connector Manufacturing Company in Cincinnati, Ohio for 43 years before retiring and moving back to McCreary County. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed being outdoors and hunting and fishing when he was able.
Funeral services will be held Graveside at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the Nevelsville Cemetery on Day Ridge Road at Parkers Lake, Kentucky. Visitation will be Monday after 6:00 p.m. at the McCreary County Funeral Home.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements for Lewis Richardson.