Joseph W. Richardson, 79, of Ashland, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Joe was born Oct. 29, 1937, in Ashland, a son of the late Robert E. Richardson.
He retired from Kentucky Education Development Corporation as a computer operator. He was a U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force veteran.
Joe is survived by his stepmother, Helen Huddle; his wife, Julia Blair Richardson; two sons, Joseph W. Richardson of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Ernest H. Richardson of Lyndhurst, Va.; a brother, Robert E. Richardson of Ironton, Ohio; and a granddaughter, Lauren Melvin of Lexington.
Funeral Services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Lazear Funeral Home Chapel in Ashland with Pastor Ed Richardson officiating. Entombment will be in Rose Hill Burial Park Mausoleum in Ashland.
Friends may call after 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Joe was a friend to many and most importantly, he always said, "I'm A Child Of The King."
Published on  May 18, 2017