Russell E. Richardson, 90, of Strongsville, passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born February 13, 1922 to Harry and Myrtle (nee Kenard) Richardson. He married Eleanor Schwartz on December 15, 1945.
Russell was a group equipment mechanic for United Airlines and served his country honorably in WWII in the Army Air Force. He loved to garden and care for his fruit trees.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Harry E. Richardson, Norma Graham and Marilyn Brown.
Russell is survived by his wife, Eleanor; children, Russell A (Brenda), Kenneth (Jana), David (Cathy) and Timothy (Virginia); sister, Janice Richardson; grandchildren, Scott, Karen, Jodie, Kelly, Cliff, Matt, Lynsy, Allen and Corey; great grandchildren, Morgan, McKenzie, Mason, Katie, Alex, Zachary, Austin, Garrett, and Alex.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 2 to 4 P.M. with service immediately following at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Private inurnment in Hope Memorial Gardens, Hinckley.
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made to Medina County SPCA, 245 South Medina St., Medina OH 44256.
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