James William Richardson

WALLINGFORD - James W. Richardson, 82, formally of Clinton, AR, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at Regency House Health and Rehabilitation Center in Wallingford.


James was born in Timbo, AR on February 13, 1936 to the late Ellis and Onia (Taylor) Richardson. After graduating high school, James served his country honorably in the U.S. Air Force. Once leaving the service, he spent his career as a tax assessor for the Town of Clinton, AR.


He is survived by one son: Dennis Richardson and his wife Kristen of Meriden and three granddaughters: Katherine, Marjorie, and Emma. Besides his parents, James was predeceased by his three sisters: Joyce Morrow, Modene Gammill, and Betty Tullock and his brother, Clifford Richardson.


Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home, 1902 Highway 65 South in Clinton, AR. Interment with military honors will take place immediately following at Purdue Cemetery in Onia, AR. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorial contributions to BAWA Health Initiative, P.O. Box 432, Wallingford, CT 06492 or at www.BAWAHealth.org. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.