Gary David Richardson, age 65, of Sophia died Thursday, November 23, 2017 at High Point Regional Hospital, High Point.
Mr. Richardson was born February 3, 1952. Gary was a native of Randolph County and a member of First United Methodist Church of Randleman. In Gary's early years he was employed with Greensboro News & Record and The Courier-Tribune newspapers as circulation manager. Later he and his brother were co-owners/operators of Charlie's #2 in Randleman. Presently he was self-employed with rental property. Gary was an active member of Randolph Shrine Club and member of Asheboro Masonic Lodge #699. Gary is preceded in death by his father: Fred Richardson, and his daughter: Wendelin Jo Richardson.
He is survived by his wife: Karen Brookshire Richardson of the home; mother: Margaret Richardson of Sophia; daughters: Kelly Patton and husband Ryan of Asheboro, and Mandy Pearce and husband Matthew of Randleman; son: David Brent Richardson of Sophia; grandchildren: Madeline Richardson, David Richardson, Eva Vuncannon; Ella Pennington, Berkley Pennington, Marcus Pearce and Bethany Pearce; step grandchildren: Keylin Gamboa and Reychell Gamboa; brother: Larry Richardson and wife Cathie of Sophia; and nephew Jason Richardson.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 12:00 - 1:15 PM at First United Methodist Church, 301 S. Main St., Randleman, NC. The memorial service will follow at 1:30 pm with Rev. Jenna Grogan officiating.
Burial will follow at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro.
Memorial may be made to: Shiner's Children Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC, 29605 or First United Methodist Church of Randleman, 301 South Main St, Randleman, NC 27317.