Clyde Lester Richardson returned to his Heavenly Father on December 2, 1994.
He was born March 25, 1922 at Rising Sun, Maryland to Charles Forrest and Mildred Rita Ferguson Richardson. Educated in schools at Rising Sun, Maryland and Oxford, Pennsylvania. Called to military service October 1940, he was a recipient of many service medals including the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. Les and Mariann Lokey Hutchison were married June 30, 1946. He loved most sports and nature, was an avid fisherman, hunter and golfer. He loved his family, flower gardens, lawns, trees and cooking. He worked for Hercules Powder Co. for many years, was a partner in Utah Mayflower Co. and later worked at Sugarhouse Van Lines. Les was known and loved from coast to coast for his sense of humor. He loved the people he worked with, many in Delaware, Salt Lake City, Hill Air Force Base and his friends at Millcreek 2nd Ward.He was preceeded in death by his father, mother and step-father, by sisters and brothers, Helen, Leon (Bub) and Stanley Richardson; also by sisters, Joan, Mabel (Weir), brothers, Ralph, Carl and Bob Weir.
Survivors include his wife, Mariann, daughter, Sharie Wise, son, Chuck, daughter-in-law, Stephanie, grandson, Nicholas, sister, Hazel Burris (Roger), stepdaughters, Gail Buetler, Joyce Manwiller and their children, very special nieces, Yvonne Bailey and Linda Short, and many other nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 6, 1994 at 12 noon, Wasatch Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 3401 South Highland Drive, where friends may call on Monday evening from 6-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 10:45-11:45 a.m. prior to services. Entombment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum.
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