James B. “Brian” Richardson

James B. “Brian” Richardson

VIRDEN (Sept. 27, 2018 ) – James B. “Brian” Richardson, 49, of Virden passed away Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 11, 1969, in Centralia, a son of James T. and Iona M. (Rigdon) Richardson.

Mr. Richardson graduated from Wheeling High School in Wheeling and obtained his master’s degree from the University of Illinois, Springfield. He worked for UIS in the Office of Admissions and also at Freedom Chevrolet in Virden. He enjoyed golfing with his dad and brother; playing cards with his family, friends, and nieces, Raelyn and Kynslee; spending time with his family; doing yard work; and fantasy football.

Surviving are his father, James T. Richardson of Virden; brother, Joseph B. “Brad” (Stefanie) Richardson of McHenry; nieces, Raelyn and Kynslee Richardson; and his best friend, his dog Block.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at Calvert and Ferry Funeral Home in Virden. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 28, at the funeral home, with Pastor Clarence Rogers officiating. Burial will be in Medora Cemetery, Medora.

Memorials may be made to APL, 1001 Taintor Road, Springfield, IL 62702.

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