He was born in Cleveland May 31, 1957, a son of the late James and Georgia Richardson. He was of the Baptist faith. He was retired from M&M Mars and loved camping, the mountains and above all spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Tim Richardson.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of nine years, Tina Richardson; four daughters: Kelli Richardson, Kylie Richardson, Kayla Garren and Anita Richardson; three sons: Bruce Richardson, Jeremy Richardson (Sidney) and Johnathon Garren; a brother and his wife, Wayne and Jane Richardson; three grandchildren; mother and father-in-law Harold and Fay Butler; and numerous other extended family members and a host of special friends.
A celebration of his life is planned for today, Dec. 26, 2013, at 7 p.m. at the Covenant Baptist Church, located at 249 Calhoun Road S.E. in Cleveland, with the Revs. Roger Baker and Donny Byers officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church today from 5 to 7 p.m. The service will be held following visitation.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Gary and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist the Richardson family with these arrangements.