Duncan Banner, Sun., Nov. 11, 2007
ALEX "JAKE" JESSY RICHARDSON, 72, of Duncan, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007, at his home in Duncan.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the City Heights Baptist Church in Duncan, with Rev. Jimmy Green officiating. Burial will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery under direction of Comanche Funeral Home.
Jake was born July 5, 1935 in Paradise, Texas, to Rubin and Mary Phillips Richardson.
He married Anita Neeld on Oct. 26, 1970, in Galveston, Texas, and they made their home in Pasadena, Texas. They moved to Duncan in the mid 1980's, where they have lived ever since.
Jake owned and operated A.J.R. Construction, doing cement work and constructing metal buildings. He enjoyed playing pool and loved playing the guitar.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Richardson of the home; two sons, Bobby Richardson and his wife Jolyn of Roosevelt, Utah, and Alex Richardson of Duncan; four daughters, all of Duncan, Lisa Thomas and her husband Mike, Lori Bates and her husband Tim, Renita Hackler and Floyd, and Jana England; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; six sisters, Kittie McReynolds, Pat Scifres and Betty Heard, all of Weatherford, Texas, Ada Sellers of Azle, Texas, Bille Reed of Stigler, and Bobbie Heberling of Spokane, Wash.
Jake is preceded in death by his parents, one brother and seven sisters.
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Ruby Lucille Richardson Houchins
Birdie Lorene Richardson Pewitt
Dorothy Louise Richardson
Kittie Levita Richardson McReynolds
Joy Charlene Richardson Marrs
Dollie Inez Richardson Fitzgerald
Reuben Nemon Richardson
Margie Nell Richardson
Bobbye Sue Richardson Heberling
Hazel Irene Richardson
Alex Jessy Richardson
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