Mr. Clarence Bobby Richardson, III, was born March 12, 1941 in Dayton, Ohio to Clarence Jr. and Mary June Richardson. “Bobby”, affectionately called by his family, was the oldest of eight children. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved boating, and fishing with his friends. When he was not tinkering around on his old corvette you would often find him working in his yard and spending time with the love of his life, Murline, whom he shared 58 years of marriage with. To this union were born two sons, Stephen D. and Sean R. Richardson.
He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, Class of 1959 and certified as an airplane pilot. Bobby attended Miami Valley Career Technology Center and received certification in electrical systems, masonry, basic plumbing, MIG, Advanced engine and fuel injection performance. He also studied law at the Simone P. Chase Law School in Kentucky. A graduate of Central State University, with a BA in Business Administration and Accounting. He retired from Inland after 30 years of service.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Jr. and Mary June Richardson; sister, Sharon; brothers, Ronald and Gregory Richardson; father-and mother-in-law, Jacy and Mary Moore, whom he helped to care for.
Bobby is survived by his loving wife, Murline; sons, Stephen D. and Sean (Tasha) Richardson; grandchildren, Christopher (Aarion) and LaSean Mclemore, Seanice and Christopher Richardson, and Joshua Walker; great grandchildren, London, Jace, Israel, Amari and Amir McLemore, Cairo Richardson, and Isaiah Jones; brothers, Dale (Willa), Larry, Dennis, and Bradley Richardson; sister and brother-in-law, Yvonne and Lawrence Jr. Morrow; sister-in-law, Dorothy Richardson; uncle, Joseph Davis; Goddaughter, Yolonda “Futtie” Davis-Davis; God sons, John Benjamin and John Raymond Senters; special daughter, Lynniece Moore- Richardson; best friend, Eddie Phelps; along with several nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
Bobby loved his family and worked hard to provide the best that he could offer. He loved to take cruises wife and family and spend time cooking out in the back yard by his pool. His family was his greatest and most treasured accomplishment and he will forever be missed.
Home going Celebration will be held 11 am Saturday, September 5, at Mt. Enon Baptist Church, 1501 W. Third St. Pastor Cory J. Pruitt officiating. Visitation 10 am until time of service. Interment Woodland Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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