Richardson, John Belmain

RICHARDSON, John Belmain

Dec. 7, 1921 – Coronation, Ab.

July 9, 2018 – Calgary, Ab

John Richardson, beloved father, grandfather and uncle, passed away on Mon. July 9, 2018 at the age of 96 years. John was born in Coronation, Ab. on Dec. 7, 1921 and was raised on a farm in the Silver Heights area. He went to school at Whitelock and Mount Lookout.

He later attended Olds School of Agriculture and NAIT which led him to his many pursuits in business. It was in Timmins, Ont. he met Eve and they married on July 14, 1951 and shortly thereafter moved to Calgary and raised their family, Karyn, Carleen and Kent. They resided in Calgary, Priddis and High River over their lifetime.

John is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Karyn and Bob Merrick; son Kent Richardson (Mary Maclean); son-in-law Marty Jones; grandchildren, Rob (Natalie), April, Megan and Jaida; sister-in-law Margo; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

John will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Rd S.E., Calgary, Ab.) on Fri., July 20, 2018 at 2 p.m. Reception to follow at the funeral home.

Family Graveside Service to be held at the Fairfield Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made in John’s Memory directly to the Poppy Fund, #1, 4539 – 6th St N.E., Calgary, Ab. T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304.

In living memory of John Richardson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial ParkMcInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Rd S.E., Calgary, Ab, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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