William Douglas “Doug” Richardson, age 83, passed away Monday, September 9, 2013. He was a native of Bedford County and lived in Rutherford County for the past 50 years. Doug played football and graduated from Marshall County High School and also graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. He retired as a Claims Adjuster for State Farm Insurance.
Doug was preceded in death by his parents, William Loyd and Tommie Cortner Richardson and first wife, Shirley Rayes Richardson. He is survived by his wife, Helen Jean Richardson; daughters, Jan (Mark) Incorvia of Murfreesboro, Jill (Anu) Singh of Fairview Heights, IL, Joni (Majed) Al-suradi of Murfreesboro, and step-daughter, Kehaulani (Jeff) Pettersen of Pacifica, California; brother, Phillip (Connie) Richardson of Fayetteville, TN; grandchildren, Amanda Byrum, Douglas (Ashley) Fowler, Morgan Fowler, Triveni Singh, Billy (Vickie) Richardson, Kawthar Al-suradi, Nadia Al-suradi and Zane Pettersen and nine great-grandchildren.
Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M., Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Evergreen Cemetery with Rev. Don Morris officiating.
Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130; 615-893-2422. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.
The family would like to thank the staff of Northside Health Care Center and Gentiva Hospice for the excellent care provided during this difficult time.