Ronnie Richardson

December 22, 1949 - March 8, 2023

Ronald Richardson, 73, of Vidor, died Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at Magnolia Manor, Groves. He was born on December 22, 1949, to Melba Etta Buckner Richardson and Vernon Richardson, in Beaumont, and was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

Survivors include his son, Carl Richardson of Vidor; daughter, Selina Sills of Tomball; stepdaughter, Jodie Marshall of Vidor, brothers, John Vernon Richardson and his wife, Kathy, of Town Bluff and Jerry Richardson of Vidor; grandchildren, Mallory Hollier and her husband, Hunter, of Bridge City; Jenna Marshall of Vidor; and Christian Sills, Parker Sills, and Meadow Sills, all of Katy; great-grandchild, Claire Hollier of Bridge City; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents and sister, Karla Byron.

Ronnie was protective, loving, and a devoted father and son. He was talented with music, wrote many songs and poems, and could play multiple instruments. He enjoyed the study of science and history. He was an artist who loved to draw and sketch, and would often create new, funny characters. He will be deeply missed.

There will be a family committal service in Center, Texas, at a later date. His cremation arrangements were handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Magnolia Manor, 4400 Gulf Avenue, Groves, Texas 77619.

Comments (8)

    Laura Johnson says:

    RIP Mr. Ronald! It was a pleasure to serve you. My only regret is not being able to have sewn this through with you. You were by far my sweetest of clients and you will always have a piece of my heart. I hope and pray that I will see you again, on ther other side of Jordan. Until then … I hope you are fishing and enjoying the sunlight free from all the pain and cares of this world.
    Till then… hugs!!

    Bill Liles says:

    Just saw this. Ronnie and I were good friends in school and later years. Ronnie Red! Haven’t seen him since the late 70’s. Sorry for his passing.

    Jeanie Smith says:

    I am so sorry for your loss…prayers for comfort for your family. He is my cousin, I have not seen Ronnie in years but he was so sweet and kind I know he is loved and will be missed terribly, may Gods peace cover each of you.

    Selina Sills says:

    Thank you for your kind words.

    Lisa Hicks says:

    I remember when I got stung by some giant creature in y’all’s shed and your dad wet some chewing tobacco and put in on the sting to make it feel better. He was always very sweet to the little Mexican me. I’ll always remember him.

    Selina Sills says:

    Awww. Thank you for sharing this. I don’t remember that but he has done it for us before too. He always wanted to make sure we were all safe and well. And I remember him taking us to the monster truck show and it rained and he bought us umbrellas there. Mine was pink and yours was blue, because blue was your favorite color. We miss him so much. ????

    Renee, Brooklyn, Ethan Stripling says:

    Our deepest sympathies, you are in our thoughts and prayers

    Selina Sills says:

    Thank you. ???? It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever been through. Never felt a sadness like this. My brother and I just feel numb and kind of still in shock. Trying to accept it. Hugs.

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