Oct. 27, 2008: Obituary

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By The Staff

John Burch Richardson Jr.

John Burch Richardson Jr., 85, of Fairfield, Ohio, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008.

He was a professor for 20 years at Cincinnati Bible Seminary, now Cincinnati Christian University, and also a coach for eight years of the Golden Eagles men’s basketball team. He served in the Navy during World War II and was president of USS DuPage APA 41 Association.

He was the beloved husband of Vietta Jones Richardson; devoted grandfather of John Burch Richardson IV; dear brother of Clarence Lyddan Richardson; father of the late John Burch Richardson III and Victoria Lynn Richardson; and Papaw to Hannah and Noah. Additional survivors include his other stepchildren and stepgrandchildren.

The funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Fairfield Church of Christ, 745 Symmes Road, Fairfield, Ohio. The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cave Hill National Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave., Louisville.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church.

Remembrances may be sent to Fairfield Church of Christ or Hospice of Hamilton.

Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Cincinnati is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be made at www.paulyoungfuneralhome.com.