A funeral service for Gerald Winston Richardson, better known as “Jerry,” will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 8. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery, Smith Bay.
Gerald’s family and friends include his parents: Thomas and Olive Richardson (deceased); wife, Rosetta (Nelia) Richardson; daughters: Malverine Richardson (deceased), Violet Richardson Johnson (deceased), Noreen Richardson (deceased), Valita and Juliette Richardson; sons: Kevin Richardson and Sheridan Richardson; brother, Lindsay Richardson (deceased); and sisters: Signa Hodge, Violet Richardson and Ruth Richardson Niles.
His family also includes grandchildren: Candice Grimes, Kevin Grimes, Brandon Johnson, Jared Johnson, Cheyenne Richardson and Michael Richardson; two adopted grandchildren; six great nieces; four great nephews; sister-in-law, Alma Richardson (deceased); brothers-in-law: Reverend Dr. Clifton Niles and Arvil Hodge (deceased); and daughters-in-law: Crystal Richardson and Cecelia Andrews.
Other family and friends include nephews: Anderson, Reverend Keith Lindsay, Melvin, Aristo, Perry, Pete Richardson, Andrew and Lauren Niles, Danny Hodge and wife Patricia; nieces: Evanna Niles Rolle, Elisa and Charyn Niles; nephew-in-law, Reverend Theopluis Rolle; godchildren: Edwin (Ed) Carty, Clement King and Marvin Hanley; cousins: May Richardson, Dr. Leonard Richardson and Valarie; special friends: Millicent Christopher, Rosalind Titus, Genevieve Scatliffe, Bernice Leerdam, Orville (Sparrow) and Lizzy Gumbs; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.