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Rev. Howard Fred Richardson, Jr.

August 3, 1937 November 16, 2017
Rev. Howard Fred Richardson, Jr.
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Obituary for Rev. Howard Fred Richardson, Jr.

Rev. Howard Fred Richardson, Jr., 80, of 2029 Hunters Lane, Blairs, Va., passed from this life into the arms of His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at his residence. He was born August 3, 1937, in North Conway, New Hampshire, son of the late Gertrude Parker Richardson and the late Howard F. Richardson, Sr. of Conway, N.H. He is survived by his beloved wife, Lynda Richardson. Rev. Richardson graduated from Kennett High School in Conway, and went on to further his education as well, graduating from New Brunswick Bible Institute in New Brunswick, Canada, and earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Andersonville Theological Seminary in South Carolina.

Rev. Richardson preached the Word of God for over 55 years in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Virginia, as well as New Brunswick and Ontario, Canada. He served in a radio and television ministry in Ontario, and also in radio in Bridgton, Maine. He was a founder of Heritage Christian Academy of Christian and Missionary Alliance Church in Bridgton, Maine. Rev. Richardson and his wife, Lynda, have been members and the Lord’s Servants of the Riverview Baptist Church in Danville, Virginia.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his beloved children including son, Stephen and wife, Shelia Richardson of Danville; son, Jonathan and wife, Julia Richardson of Danville; son, Thomas Richardson of Fitchburg, Mass.; daughter, Cheryl and husband, Darren Wentworth of North Conway, N.H.; daughter, Anne and husband, William Mousseau of Lewiston, Maine; stepson, Michael Cummings of Baton Rouge, La., and stepdaughter, Pamela Cummings of Kennebunk, Maine.; as well as 14 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. You have been loved by all.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Riverview Baptist Church, with Pastor Daniel Custer officiating. Interment will follow in Spring 2018 at Conway Village Cemetery, Conway, N.H.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Gideons International, PO Box 3371, Danville, VA 24543.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Richardson family. Online condolences may be made at

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Memorial Service




11:00 AM 11/25/2017 11:00:00 AM
Riverview Baptist Church

523 Park Ave.
Danville, VA 24540

Interment Spring 2018 Conway Village Cemetery Conway, New Hampshire

Riverview Baptist Church
523 Park Ave. Danville 24540 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gideons International


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