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John Leroy Richardson

Thursday, October 20, 2005

John Leroy Richardson, age 70, of Greencastle, passed away Monday evening at his residence.

He was born October 26, 1934 in Putnam County, the son of Jess and Irene (Gleason) Richardson. He married Audrey Ann (Dobson) Richardson on June 3, 1956.

He attended the Madison Township Schools. He had worked at Poor & Sons Grain Elevator for five years, also worked at Schwerman Trucking Co. as a truck driver for 37 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Greencastle, and a member of the Friendly Squares square dancing club. He had retired from the Indiana National Guard after 20 years of service.

Survivors include his wife Audrey Richardson of Greencastle; daughter, Kim Ann Brattain and husband Kent of Greencastle; son, John Alton Richardson and wife Stephanie of Greencastle; and two sisters Margie Wilson and husband Ed and Clara Wilbur, both of Greencastle; three brothers Dennis Wayne Richardson of California; Andy Richardson of Coatesville, and Floyd Richardson and wife Donna of Monrovia, IN; and five grandchildren.

His parents preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home with Rev. William Boyette officiating.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Louise Brackney, 1 Hilltop Ct., Greencastle, IN 46135 or the American Heart Association Attn: Catherine Nesbitt, 7272 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231.

Condolences may be e-mailed to inbth@keystonegroup.com.