David Howard Belmont Richardson, 78, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013, at his home in Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. David was born on September 27, 1934 in Webbers Falls to William Eugene Richerson and Bessie Loretta (Hunter) Richerson.
David served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army. He was a Master Mason, a member of Webbers Falls Masonic Lodge #14 and the Bedouin Shrine where he was a member of the Mounted Patrol. David was an Arizona Ranger. He love to fish and hunt. He attended the Church of Jesus Christ.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bessie Stevens; father, Eugene Richerson; stepfather, George Stevens; stepmother, Eva Richerson and grandson, Dustin.
David is survived by his children and their spouses, George and Kayla Richerson of Muskogee, Mary and Bobby McDonald of Muskogee, Gina and LeRoy Kaiser of Webbers Falls and Wendy Richardson of Tahlequah; eight grandchildren, two great-granddaughters and many friends.
The family would like to thank his girls from the VA Hospital and Good Neighbor Hospice for all their help.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Church of Jesus Christ, 1306 Sallie in Muskogee with Pastor Ed Hyslope officiating. Interment will follow in Taylor Cemetery near Webbers Falls. Pallbearers will be George Richerson, Brance Acuff, Bobby McDonald, LeRoy Kaiser, Michael Richardson, Thomas Richardson and Kenny Miller. Honorary pallbearers are Conrad Crow, Joe Richerson, Johnny Shanks, Marty Crow, Alfred Crow and Edward Menie. The family will have a dinner following the service at Mount Grove Church of Jesus Christ.
Funeral service arrangements are under the direction of Foster-Petering Funeral Home. Condolences to the family may be made at www.foster-petering.com