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William “Big Wood” Richardson, 74, of Barren County

Glasgow – William “Big Wood” Richardson, 74, Barren County, died Friday March 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Barren County, the son of the late Tom Woods Richardson and Pearl Shaw Richardson. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and served with the 3rd Armored Division in Germany. He retired from Eaton Axle in Glasgow after 22 years and was a self-employed drywall installer. He was a member of the Old Zion Methodist Church. Survivors include his wife, Sherry Richardson, Smith Grove; three sons, Chad Richardson (Jody), Jamie Richardson and Kevin Richardson, all of Glasgow; grandchildren, Dylan, Melanie, Taylor, A.J., Cassidy and Breanna Richardson, all of Glasgow; brother, Tom Woods Richardson (Juanita), Taylorsville, KY; sister, Lucy Crain, Glasgow; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers, Jimmy and Jack Richardson and two sisters, Joanne Ball and Kathryn Elliot. Funeral services were held 1:00 pm Wednesday March 29, 2017 at the A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home.. Military honors were provided by DAV Chapter #20 of Glasgow.


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