Memorial Service for Bob will be Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the South Colonial Chapel (6934 S. Western Ave, OKC, OK 73139)
Robert “Bob” Louis Richardson was born in Hobart, OK on July 22, 1948 to Leon and Thelma (Cook) Richardson. He grew up and attended school in Snyder, OK. After graduating from High School, Bob received a scholarship from Oklahoma State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree & played both baseball & basketball. He then went on to further his education at Southwestern State University where he received his master’s degree. Bob taught History and Science in the OK Secondary Public School system for over 30 years. He also served as Executive Secretary at the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Association for 10 years and officiated basketball and football throughout his career. Bob also worked for the FBI for 2 years. On March 15, 2011, Robert married Susan (Pope) Richardson and together they have enjoyed their family, traveling, gardening, and OSU sports. Bob also enjoyed reading nonfiction, sports, & history novels. He was a long time member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. He was an avid lover of animals and always wanted to make a difference in young people’s lives. Bob will be remembered for his kindness and love for his family and friends, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Bob was preceded in death by his:
Brother, Joe Richardson.
Bob leaves behind cherished memories with his:
Wife, Susan Richardson;
Daughter, Sarah Smith & husband Barry, and their children: Garret, Madison, & Jack of Weatherford, TX
Step-Daughter, Molly Gorney & husband George, and their children, Isabella & Charlotte of Dallas, TX;
Sister, Jane Jones;
Aunt, Nell Marie Richardson;
Numerous nieces, nephews, & extended family.