Services for Jimmy Bruce Richardson, 56, Kingston, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday May 27, 2008, in Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jimmy May officiating. Interment will follow in Hewitt Cemetery.


Services for Jimmy Bruce Richardson, 56, Kingston, will be 2 p.m. Tuesday May 27, 2008, in Alexander Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jimmy May officiating. Interment will follow in Hewitt Cemetery.


Born Dec. 6, 1951, in Coalinga, Calif. to Robert Parks and Flo Logan Pierce Richardson, he passed away Friday May 23, 2008, in Ardmore. He was preceded in death by his father on March 4, 1980, his mother on Aug. 31, 1996, and a sister, Joyce, who passed away at the age of 3.


Jimmy was a past resident of this area, moving to Wilson from Enid in 1964. He attended school at Wilson, later graduating from Wilson High School. Soon after graduation he joined the United States Navy, serving honorably for six years as part of the Nuclear Submarine Fleet.


He married Glenda Blackman Dec. 27, 1980, in Wirt Baptist Church near Healdton. They shared 27 wonderful years together, most recently living at Lake Texoma in Kingston.


Jimmy had been employed at the Valero Refinery in Ardmore as a machinist. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends on the lake, boating and “Sea Dooing.”


He was a man very proud of his family and loved each one of them very much.


Survivors include his beloved wife, of the home; a daughter, Jodi Roberts, Healdton; two sons, Buzz Gaither and his fiancé, Regina, Caddo, and Jeffrey Richardson and his wife, Kasondra, Durant; five grandchildren, Samantha, Amber, Lance, Chance and Dillan; three sisters, Marjorie Remington, McLoud, Marilyn Gaines, Lone Grove, and Marlene Steele, Oklahoma City; two brothers, Johnny Richardson and his wife, Dee, and Jerry Richardson and his wife, Agatha, both Wilson; numerous nieces and nephews, close co-workers at Valero and other family and friends.


Bearers are Cody Miller, Pat Tucker, Sonny Fennel, Jake Whatley, Bob O’Neal and Robbie White. Honorary Bearers are his co-workers of Valero Refinery in Ardmore.


Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. today and continue until the service Tuesday.


Condolences may be sent to the family at an online book of memories at www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.