Mr. Charles Edward Richardson, Sr.


May 22, 1953 – January 4, 2018


Saturday, January 13, 2018
Family Visitation: 11:00 A.M.
Funeral Service: 12:00 Noon

Silver Springs M.B. Church
311 Mill Lane
Smyrna, Tennessee

Silver Springs Cemetery
Smyrna, Tennessee

Deacon Charles (Charlie) Edward Richardson, Sr. was born May 22, 1953 in Rutherford County to Joe T. Richardson and Laura Richardson.  He transitioned from this earthly life to eternal life on January 4, 2018.

He professed a hope in Christ at an early age and joined Silver Springs Missionary Baptist Church where he continued to worship until his death.  He served as a faithful deacon, member of the choir and male chorus.

Charlie served in the Army for a full term and was honorably discharged in 1976.  He worked diligently for Cumberland Swan and the Veterans Administration for most of his work life. He loved his family, music and his Dallas Cowboys.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Joe T. and Laura Richardson; brother, Joe T. Richardson, II. 

He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife, Dianne; sons, Shaun (Amy) Richardson, Charles Jr “Chucky” Richardson and Chris (Lacreksha) Martin; sisters, Grace Muse, Lorreanne (Larry) Daniels and Betty Richardson; brother, Carl (Bonnie) Richardson; sister-in-law, Michelle (William) Kelly; brother-in-law, Ted Johnson; uncle, Charlie (Lorene) Richardson; aunt, Edith Richardson; eight grandchildren, Jalen, CJ, Ryann, Kaylee, Brenivye, KJ, Amari and Ja’Markus; one great-granddaughter, Kyra; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.

9 thoughts on “Mr. Charles Edward Richardson, Sr.

  1. Charlie you will be missed so much from seeing your smiling face at church , singing in the choir and serving on the deacon board . We all was talking about 6 months ago when as a gospel singing group ” the Disciples Unlimited ” many , many years ago .You, Tommy, Sam , Rev. Geter, Rita ,Taryan,myself, and Brenda.

    Diane – You are a very sweet and kind person and your husband loved you so much , our prayer pours out to you to keep your hand in God care.

    Chucky and Shawn – Your father loved you so much

    All be strong for each other , and God bless to keep you in prayer

  2. Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Our prays are with you and your family and may God give you strength and comfort you during your time of sorrow and in the future.

  3. Shaun, Chucky and Richardson Family, it’s during times like these when God’s grace and mercy is at it’s best. Stay prayed up because he knows your pain.

  4. To the Richardson Family: May God continue to undergird you with strength during this time. Charlie was a great person and I remember him well throughout grade school, high school and college. Continuing to pray…

  5. We are praying that God’s love will comfort you and remind you that you are not alone. Wishing you peace of mind and heart as you remember your loved one. We’re so sorry for your loss.

  6. Our deepest sympathy to the Richardson family. His presence will be missed by our church family.
    Larry & Janice Allen

  7. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. The Lord continue to give you strength and peace.

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