Robert  Richardson


Robert L. Richardson, 85, passed away at 8:13 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2019, at his home in Carthage, MO. Robert was born July 11, 1933, in Mora, MN. He was the son of Henry Richardson and Elenor Mae Johnson.
Robert was a lifelong resident of Carthage. He served in the United States Navy for four years and four years in the Reserves. Robert was employed by Jasper International for 21 years, McCune Brooks Hospital for 20 years, and the maintenance department for Walmart. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jasper and the Jasper VFW.
Robert was united in marriage to Deanne Osterdyk on May 8, 1960, in Mora. She preceded him in death on April 17, 2005.
Robert is survived by three sons, Jim Richardson, of Carthage, Terry Richardson and wife, Linda, of Lamar, MO, and Don Richardson, of Carthage; and one daughter, Susan Chapman and husband, Keith, of Carthage. Four grandchildren, Darren (Ashton) Chapman, Melanie (Jay) Martin, Nathan Chapman and Kurt Richardson. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Robert was preceded in death by four brothers and three sisters.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, at the Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Burial will be in Waters Cemetery, north of Carthage.
Contributions may be made to Jasper First Baptist Church, in care of the Ulmer Funeral Home.
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Published on April 21, 2019
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Sandy Myers
Apr 22, 2019
So Sorry to hear of your loss.
I first met Bob and Deanna when they started work at MBH.
My thoughts and prayers are with his family.