SPRINGFIELD – Donald R. Richardson, 83, of Springfield, IL died at Memorial Medical Center at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. He was born July 14, 1926, in Springfield, IL, to the late Lloyd and Ina Frowitter Richardson. He was also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
He married Betty P. Butler on October 10, 1958.
Donald is survived by his wife, Betty; one daughter, Maria (husband, Victor Cardona) Richardson of Edwardsville; one son, Ricky Richardson of Atwater; one sister; and one brother.
Donald was a Navy veteran serving during World War II.
Private family services were held at Camp Butler National Cemetery where Military Honors were conducted.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
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