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Ronnie Lee Richardson

Ronnie Lee Richardson, 80, of Franklin Furnace passed away Friday, January 21, 2022 at SOMC HOSPICE.  He was born July 6, 1941 in Massillon, Ohio to the late Harry and Constance (Clemente) Richardson.  Ronnie loved working on old cars and worked many years at Gunning’s Refractory (BMI) in South Webster, he later worked in security and as a truck driver for Big Sandy before retiring  as security from KSA in 2013.

Ronnie is survived by six sons, Tony Richardson and wife Jane of Sequim, WA, Todd Richardson and wife Roberta of Dannebrog, NE, Brad Richardson and wife Annette of Wheelersburg, Shane Richardson and wife Ceda of Wheelersburg, Shawn Richardson of Minford, Randy Richardson and wife Brenda of Beaver; one daughter, Lisa Jordan and husband Earl of Franklin Furnace; sister, JoAnn Holbrook and husband Barry of Columbus; 20 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.  He was also preceded in death by his wife who passed away in 2008, Lola (Beesler) Richardson whom he married in 1962; a sister, Sally Bredenburg and husband Carl; and one great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at South Webster Cemetery with pastor Ronnie Rawlins officiating under the direction of the D.W. SWICK FUNERAL HOME in South Webster.  Online condolences may be left at

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