January 2, 1925 ~ May 5, 2019
Born in: Brownell, Kansas,
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado
Wilbur M. Richardson was born on Jan. 2, 1925, to William and Elizabeth Richardson, the eighth of nine children and passed from this life on May 5, 2019. He was a proud Navy veteran serving in World War II. At the age of 92, he became an Uber driver until Sept. 2018. The patriarch of his family: wife, Chris; children, Vera Tate, Cliff, Mike (Debi) Richardson, Megan (Eric) Golla and Lisa Monro-Cline and Peter Monro; grandbrats, Amy (Dan) McCandless, Jason, Ashley, Jake (Amy) Richardson, Brittney (David) Dobson, Jennifer Hankins, Josh Cline, Casey, Madison and Anthony Golla; eleven great-grandbrats, Zach, Chloe, Chase, Liam and Kenzi Richardson, Preslei and Parker Hankins, Tyler and Josh Dobson, Ainsley and Oscar McCandless. He is leaving behind his legacy of hard work, humor, generosity and faith. Service, 11 a.m. Monday, May 13, 2019, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford, Pueblo. Flag presentation by US Navy Honor Guard. Memorials may be sent to a charity of your choice, Wesley UMC, 85 Stanford, Pueblo, CO 81005, Avondale UMC, 233 E Us Highway 50, Avondale, CO 81022, A Scholarship Fund at CSU-P Foundation, 2200 Bonforte Blvd., Pueblo, CO 81001, Posada, 111 N Union Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003 or Cooperative Care Center, 326 W 8th St, Pueblo, CO 81003 in the name of Wilbur Richardson. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com
Mr. Richardson was my teacher at Central High and later my friend We always loved to see him at our class reunions and he always knew who we were. What a very special human being he was so willing to help and so loving to all . I will miss his smile and will remember him always.
Mike and family,
So sorry for your loss. Will always appreciate your dad’s help in helping Don and I become computer savvy. God’s comfort be with you all.
One of my Life’s most prominent “Role Models” was Wilbur. From his days as a Teacher, to his tutoring me in math in prep for a Naval Academy Appointment, he was ever reliable.
Always appreciated his friendship & counsel, as did my Father, Harry Simmons, back when he was associated with PJC/SCSC/USC.
W~M~R was definitely a Man who knew how to “Keep Score”!
Oft, as I stroll down Memory Lane, I will continue to enjoy running into my Dear Friend Wilbur.