Patrick Doyle Richardson
Patrick Doyle Richardson, 84, of DeRidder, passed from this life on Friday, August 30, 2013. Mr. Richardson served in the U.S. Army for 16 years and was a POW in Korea. He received the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He worked for the DeRidder Police Dept. and then for the DeRidder Sheriff’s Dept. for 16 years as a deputy.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Gerayne “Gerry” Richardson of DeRidder; sons, Todd Richardson and wife Patti of DeRidder, and Alan “Bird”Richardson and wife Sharon of Rosepine; daughter, Pam Miller and husband Steve of DeRidder; brothers, Stanley Richardson and wife Carol of Ridge Farm, IL, and Tommy Richardson of St. Louis, MO; sister, Jane Ann Bushong and husband Walter of Manchester, IL; grandchildren, Ginger Kemp of DeRidder, Damon Miller of DeRidder, J.P. Miller of Wilmington, DE, Mark Lewis of Morrilton, AR, Ty Richardson of Rosepine, Jessie Richardson of Rosepine and Kandyce Richardson; and 4 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Pleasant and Cliffie Richardson, daughter, Donna Marie Richardson, and brothers, Myron and Jimmy Richardson.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 from 10:00am until 11:00am at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Smyrna Cemetery in Sugartown, LA. Rev. Gary Bankson and Rev. Johnny Johnson will officiate.