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Mr. James Lafayette Richardson

The Richardson, Brown, Washington, Givens, Hardy, Towers, the Careysburg and  the Grace Baptist church families of German town, Philadelphia announce the transition from labor to rest in his 98th year of Mr. James Lafayette Richardson on February 18th, 2015. Mr. James L. Richardson was born unto the union of Mr. Samuel O and Mrs. Eliza Richardson on December 7th, 1916 in Careysburg, Liberia, the youngest of eight children.

"Fayette, Uncle Fayette, Binyahn, La La Lee, Last man standing as he was lovingly called by many of his loved ones left his home land Liberia and came to the USA in the early fifties and resided for forty plus of those years in Philadelphia. He is survived by his only biological child, Mr. Gregory Lafayette Richardson (Sheryl ) his Washington children and grandchildren, two sisters in law, Emma and Eunice Richardson, tons of nephews and grand nephews, nieces and  grand nieces, cousins, loved ones in America, Liberia and other parts of the world to cherish his lasting memories.  He was predeceased by both his first wife, Marion and his second, Gladys Richardson; his brothers and sisters, Thomas Richardson, Sarah Richardson, Hardy, Elsie Richardson Brown, Dr. Nathaniel Richardson Sr., Virginia Richardson Tower, Samuel O Richardson Jr. and Robert B. Richardson Sr.

Home going celebration
Friday, February 27th, 2015
Viewing - 9am - 11:00am
Funeral - 11:00am
Grace Baptist church of German town
25 West Johnson Street
Philadelphia PA 19144 

Northwood Cemetery
11501 Haines Street
Philadelphia, PA 19126

100 Sharon Ave, Sharon Hill, PA 19079

Days Inn  (610) 876-7211  ($79.99 - $89.99)
(close to Widener University and Philadelphia International Airport)
1300 Providence Ave
Chester, PA 19013

Hampton Inn  (215) 966-1300  ($119 - $149)
(Philadelphia International Airport)
8600 Betram Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19153

Clarion Hotel  (610) 521-9600  ($129 - $139)
76 Industrial Highway
Essington, PA 19029

Mr. Gregory Lafayette Richardson (son) 215 - 360 -6502
Rev. Samuel O Richardson (nephew) 704 -502 -3783
Jacqueline Richardson Lavien (niece) 612 -859 -7327