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John "Tom" Thomas Richardson

February 7, 1932 — July 26, 2022

Sophia

John Thomas “Tom” Richardson, age 90 of Sophia, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Kindred Hospital in Greensboro.

Tom was born in Randolph County on February 7, 1932 to Grady and Annabelle McCain Richardson. Tom was a laid back, quiet gentleman who loved to mow grass. He worked for Guilford Dairy and later PET Dairy for 41 years before retiring. Tom is a member at South Plainfield Friends Meeting, where he served on multiple committees such as, Cemetery and House and Grounds. In addition to his parents, Tom is preceded in death by his son, Mike Richardson; sisters, Doris Hill, Maxine White, Annalee Staley; and brothers, David and Bud Richardson.

Tom is survived by his wife of 70 years, Claudia Hollingsworth Richardson; son, Marty Richardson (Beth) of Lynn Haven, FL; granddaughters, Lindsey DeWolf (Pieter), and Kathryn Richardson.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 30, 2022, from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm at South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Rd, Sophia. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. Hugh Spaulding officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery.

Memorials may be made in Tom’s memory to South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Road, Sophia, NC 27350.

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Visitation

Saturday, July 30, 2022

12:30 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

South Plainfield Friends Meeting, Sophia, NC

4033 Plainfield Rd, Sophia, NC 27350

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

2:00 - 3:00pm (Eastern time)

South Plainfield Friends Meeting

4033 Plainfield Rd, Sophia, NC 27350

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Burial

Saturday, July 30, 2022

3:00 - 3:15pm (Eastern time)

South Plainfield Friends Meeting Cemetery

4033 Plainfield Rd, Sophia, NC 27350

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