Paul J. Richardson – McLeansboro

84-year-old Paul J. Richardson a resident of McLeansboro, passed away Friday, July 17 at the Hamilton Memorial Rehab and Nursing Center.

He was born January 13, 1936 in St. Louis, MO to Paul J. and Olive Almarie (King) Richardson.  Paul was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps having served during the Korean Conflict and was a retired truck driver.

Paul is survived by his son, John and wife Jessica Richardson of Chicago, IL; and two grandchildren: Elizabeth Ittner Richardson and Jonathon Richardson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Angeline “Sadie” (Duck) Richardson; one daughter, Paula Richardson; and one son, Shane Richardson.

No formal services are to be held at this time.  Memorials may be made to the Alley Cat Allies and will be accepted at the Gholson Funeral Home in McLeansboro.

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The Gholson Funeral Home of McLeansboro is in charge of arrangements.