Robert M. Richardson

Published 12:29 am Saturday, March 5, 2011

Robert M. Richardson died Friday, March 4, 2011, at University of Mississippi Medical Center. He was 78.

Mr. Richardson worked as a machinist at LeTourneau for 32 years. He was a carpenter and worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mat-sinking unit. He was a member of Warrenton Independent Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Richardson; and his parents, Madison Sr. and Ola Lee Richardson.

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Survivors include his daughter, Susan Denham of Tupelo; son, Bailey Richardson of Rayville; sister, Frances Richardson Hawley; brother, Joe Richardson Sr.; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with Marvin Curtis officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Joe Richardson Jr., Michael Richardson and members of Warrenton Independent Baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Warrenton Independent Baptist Church Mission Agency. An online guestbook is at