Luther T. Richardson, 94, of Hamburg, died Friday, October 23, 2020, in Crossett. Mr. Richardson was a native and lifelong resident of Hamburg. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II and a veteran of the United States Navy, having served during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Georgia-Pacific Forestry for over 40 years. He was a member of the Gardner Baptist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9360. Mr. Richardson was an avid hunter and outdoorsman and a member of the H.A. Bates Hunting Club.
He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, LaFran Bates Richardson in 2014; two sons, Dale and Keith Richardson; his parents, T.L. and Bertha Lee Berryman Richardson and a brother, T.D. Richardson.
He is survived by a daughter, Sandra Oliver and husband, Mark, of Hamburg; his daughter-in-law, Kathy Richardson of Hamburg; three granddaughters, Brandy Oliver of Hamburg, Melissa Richardson of Alexandria, Louisiana and Ashley Kippen and husband, Jessie, of Hamburg; six great-grandchildren, Braxton Lauhon, Corban Lauhon, Gauge Richardson, Mykaylynn Tucker, Zoey Kippen and Ashlyn Kippen and a special cousin, Charles Berryman of Hamburg.
Graveside services are 2 p.m., Monday, October 26, 2020, in the Cleveland Cemetery with Bro. Gale Riles officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Sanderlin, Herman Mormon, Jim Rush, Roger Chavis, Dennis Holland, Johnny Oliver, and Dennis Byrd. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Arkansas, 201 Markham Center Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205.
Visitation will be 1:45 – 2 p.m. Monday at the cemetery.
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