Ira Lee Richardson died Friday, December 30, 2011, in Madison.
Funeral services will be held at the Beggs Funeral Home, Madison Chapel, on Tuesday, January 3, 2012, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Blue Springs Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison on Monday, January 2, 2012, from 6-8 p.m.
Ira Lee was born n May 9, 1939 at home on the Richardson farm. His parents were Ira Lee Richardson, Sr., and Avis Milford Richardson. He had lived in Jacksonville before moving back to Madison 30 years ago. He was a welder and did construction for Woodson Hopkins in Jacksonville. He was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and was attending Hickory Grove Methodist Church.
Ira Lee was survived by two sons: Mark (Lisa) Richardson of Baker County and Scott Richardson of Richmond, Va.; two brothers, Billy (Susan) Richardson of Madison and Ray (Mary) Day of Jacksonville; and a special niece, Maryn Richardson; and special nephews, Todd, Rodney and Joshua Richardson and James Day.
Donations may be made to your favorite charity in lieu of flowers.
Beggs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (850) 973-2258.