Harvey Edward Richardson

Harvey Edward Richardson

Birth
Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Death 26 Oct 2014 (aged 88)
Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Burial Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA
Plot 28J
Memorial ID 138120373 · View Source
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Harvey Edward Richardson, 88, Joplin, died October 26, 2014 in Mt. Vernon, at the Missouri Veterans' Home following a lengthy illness.

Harvey was born May 21, 1926 in Granby, the son of Erastus and Esther Lucretia (Gibbons) Richardson.

He was a lifelong area resident and worked for Joplin Piano for over 30 years as well as being self employed as a piano technician.

Harvey served in the US Army Air Corp and was a member of Frisco Church, Webb City, MO.

He married Florene Brock on March 1, 1947 in Webb City and she survives.

Also surviving are a son, Denis Richardson and wife, Candace, of Richmond, Texas; two daughters, Diane Smith and husband, Kervyn, of Joplin and Renita Massey and husband, Terry, of Midlothian, Texas; two brothers, John Richardson of Blackrock, Arkansas and Jack Richardson of Denison, Texas; three sisters, Easter Wells of Kansas City, Missouri, Mary Durham of Austin, Texas and Ann Crosby of Joplin; eleven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Harvey was preceded in death by a granddaughter and thirteen brothers and sisters.

Visitation 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Friday, October 31, 2014 Frisco Church, 908 W Daugherty St., Webb City, MO 64870

Memorial Service 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 1, 2014 Frisco Church, 908 W Daugherty St., Webb City, MO 64870

Interment Granby Memorial Cemetery, with Full Military Honors.

Harvey was born/raised in Granby on a 160 acre farm just east of Granby. He lived most of his life in the Joplin, MO area until he was injured in the EF5 Tornado 5/22/11. He resided in the Missouri Veteran's Home in Mount Vernon, MO from Sept. 2012 until his death.



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  • Created by: Diane
  • Added: 31 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138120373
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harvey Edward Richardson (21 May 1926–26 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138120373, citing Granby Memorial Cemetery, Granby, Newton County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Diane (contributor 47310739) .