Curgus Junior Richardson, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:36 A.M. Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born Tuesday, April 13, 1926 in Arcola, Illinois to parents, Lycurgus and Mimmie (Gritton) Richardson. He married Betty J. Grigg on October 20, 1945 in Hernando, Missouri and she preceded him in death on December 24, 2005
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois with Reverend Guy Leonard officiating. Interment will follow.
A Visitation will be from 1:00 to Service Time 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 28, 2016 at the Chapel at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
Curgus is survived by his son: Jeff Richardson and wife Donna of Ankeny, Iowa, grandson: Ryan Richardson and wife Kassi of Germany, granddaughter: Jennifer Beishir of Roanoke, Virginia, great granddaughter: Morgan Richardson of Germany, and great grandson: Jackson Richardson of Germany.
His parents, wife, daughter: Nikki J. Beishir, brothers, and one sister preceded him in death.
Curgus worked in the parts department for Ford Tractor then later as a manager in the parts department for the NAPA Store. He was a member of Word of Faith Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Word of Faith Church and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call (618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on October 26, 2016