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Larry J. Richardson, Sr.

March 26, 1944 - February 26, 2022

Larry J. Richardson, Sr., 77, of Armstrong, IL, passed away on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center. He was born March 26, 1944, in Champaign, IL, the son of James and Mabel (Cox) Mervin. He married Judith E. Moser on December 16, 1977 and she survives.

Also surviving are ten children, Larry J. (Marcia) Richardson, Jr. of White Heath, Donna (Greg) Baker of Springfield, Robert Richardson of Champaign, John Richardson of St. Elmo, Nancy (Todd) Luttrell and Richard Richardson, both of Armstrong, Rosemarie Smith of Springfield, Jessica (Rob) Richardson of Lafayette, IN, Stacy (James) Glasscock of Edinburg, and Linsey (Charles) Richardson of Stonington; 24 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Caroline (Bill) Hodson of Springfield and Rachel (Jerry) Stewart of Wisconsin; brother, Gary (Jude) Ricketts of Thomasboro; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two children, Pamela and Peter Richardson; two brothers, Frank and Keith Richardson; and sister, Phyllis Richardson.

Larry belonged to the American Legion Post #32. He retired as a Pressman for the State Journal Register. He enjoyed fishing and attending car and truck auctions.

Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Friday, March 4, 2022 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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Visitation Information

Date: Friday, March 4, 2022

Time: 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Memorial Information

American Cancer Society


675 E Linton Ave, Springfield, IL, 62703

(217) 523-4503 Map

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.

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