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James "Jimmy" L. Richardson

February 18, 1949 — November 16, 2022

Dandridge

James "Jimmy" L. Richardson

 

James L. Richardson, 73, of Dandridge, Tennessee went home to be with the Lord on November 16, 2022 after a brief illness. James also known as “Jimmy” was born on February 19, 1949, son of the late Aaron and Edith Richardson in Waynesboro, TN.  

 

Jimmy attended Cocke County High School in Newport, TN. He was a standout athlete in football. He continued playing rec league sports and travel ball. He was a dynamic shortstop. After his playing days, he coached multiple youth sports. Jimmy was very passionate teaching kids and routinely bragged on them. He was extremely proud of his grandkids & little buddy Maverick. 

 

Jimmy was proceeded in death by his parents Aaron and Edith Richardson, brother Bobby Richardson (Martha) of Waynesboro, TN. Jimmy is survived by his spouse Bobbie Richardson of Dandridge, TN, children, son Felix Manual (Angelia) of Suffolk, VA, daughter Shonda Smith of Knoxville, TN, daughter Renea Porter of Knoxville, TN, son Tony Richardson (Marcie) of Dandridge, TN, son Rusty Allen of Knoxville, TN, daughter Jill Mclarin of Jackson, TN and son Terrell Dockery of Morristown, TN. His siblings, brother Billy Richardson (Diane) of Texas, sister Mary Stewart (Eddie) of Nashville, brother Tommy Richardson, sister Dorothy Moody (James) of Nashville, TN, sisters Betty Gudger and Linda Richardson of Newport, TN, brother Lawrence Richardson (Lisa) of Nashville, TN, sister-in-law Diane Neal (Jamie Byrge) of Dandridge, TN, brother-in-law Doug Branner of Dandridge, TN, Aunt Edna Taylor of Dandridge, TN, several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

 

Services will be held at Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, Tennessee on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 with visitation from 11am-1pm followed by funeral service officiated by Reverend Norman Jefferson of United in Faith Gospel Church, Dandridge, TN. and Reverend Michael Branner of Faith Assembly Ministry of White Pine, TN. After funeral service we will meet at Gums Springs Cemetery in Newport for graveside service. No funeral procession!

 

 
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Visitation

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrar Funeral Home - Dandridge

162 E Meeting St, Dandridge, TN 37725

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farrar Funeral Home - Dandridge

162 E Meeting St, Dandridge, TN 37725

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Interment

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gum Springs Union Cemetery

Jasmine Road, Newport, TN 37821

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