Leroy Richardson, affectionately known as “Roy”, was the son of the late Mark and Mayola Richardson born May 15, 1951 in Halifax, North Carolina. He departed this life February 12, 2020 at Rex Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Leroy worked most of his life as a construction worker, retiring after being a foreman for many years. He was a master at running all heavy equipment and was given many awards for his dedication and work to the company.
Leroy enjoyed golf in his earlier years and after retirement enjoyed fishing and collecting antiques. He was a very playful person, always making people laugh and joking just to get a smile from his family and friends.
Leroy was preceded in death by his sister Clarean Lynch.
Leroy is survived by: his loving wife, Shirley Richardson of the home; two sons, Mike Devonn Richardson (Wendy) of Louisburg, NC and Chris “Spock” Richardson (Jonica) of the home; nine grandchildren, Markus, Aiyana, Devon, Hailey, Kabeyan, Kaiwia, Kalen, Johnathan and Jakayla; four sisters, Lizzie Belle Richardson, Claytese Rudd and Diane Williams (Gary) all of Warrenton, NC and Kathleen Richardson of Hollister, NC; his brother, Jasper “Gus” Richardson (Jackie) of Mechanicsville, VA; his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Robert and Lillian Silver, Daryl and Susie Coley and Vermus and Carlean Coley; two uncles, Arnold and Cofield; three aunts, Queen, Lizzie, Addie; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, many other relatives and friends.
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