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Henry L. Richardson

Richardson-FeatureHenry L. Richardson, age 90, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 in Hot Springs.

He was born June 23, 1925 in Canton, Missouri to the late Ralph Henry Richardson and the late Matilda May Ealy Richardson. He was married to Pearl Richardson for 66 years and was a truck driver by profession. He proudly served his country in the Army and fought in World War II.  He was a recipient of 3 overseas service bars, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbons with 3 Bronze Battle Stars, a Distinguished Unit Badge, Good Conduct Medal, Purple Heart Medal, and a World War II Victory Medal.  Henry enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping and gardening his flowers with family and friends. He was a loving and kind father, husband, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friends to all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife, Pearl Richardson of Hot Springs, Arkansas; sons, Cary Lee Richardson of Delavan, Wisconsin and Kenneth LeRoy Richardson of Peoria, Illinois; daughters, Connie May Early of Hot Springs, Arkansas and Teresa Renee Rohman of Branson, Missouri; brother, Wilbur Pheasant of Ringling, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Matilda Richardson; daughter, Alma Jean Barra; sisters, Elsie Marie Everett and Mary Pheasant; and his brother, Donald E. Richardson.

The family of Henry Richardson wants to thank the Arkansas Hospice, the nursing staff of Hospice, Elizabeth, Jason, Jarrod, C.J. Dr. Koehn and Chaplain Jim Freeman for their kindness and loving care.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Chaplain Jim Freeman officiating. Interment will follow in the Pinecrest Memorial Park under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Family and friends visitation will be Saturday, August 22, 2015 prior to the service from 12:00p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel.

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