Gene Richardson


John "Gene" Richardson passed away on November 10, 2022 at the age of 88. Gene was born March 16, 1934 in Bonne Terre to John O. and Estelle Richardson nee Carrow.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 69 years, Marilyn Richardson nee Son of Jonesburg; three sons, Michael Richardson of Wildwood, Kevin Richardson of Jonesburg and John D. (Donna) Richardson of Jonesburg; brother, Muriel Richardson of Kansas City; sister, Doris Fairgrieve of Florida; two granddaughters, Amber (Jacob) McBain and Amy (Chris Senn) Richardson; four great-grandsons, Trystan McBain, Ethan McBain, Alex McBain and Jakobe Senn; and great-granddaughter, Laila McBain. He is preceded in death by his father, John Oliver Richardson; and mother, Estelle McCarty.  

Gene and Marilyn were married on September 26, 1953 at the Christian Church in Bonne Terre. They celebrated 69 wonderful years together. Gene retired from McDonnell Douglas in 1989. He enjoyed farming, deer hunting and camping. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids and great-grandkids. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Visitation is scheduled for Nov. 18 from 10 a.m.-noon at Pitman Funeral Home in Jonesburg. Funeral services follow at noon at the funeral home. Burial will be at Jonesburg City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimers/Dementia Research, in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383.