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Terry Richardson

August 27, 1954 — December 18, 2020

Terry Lee Richardson, 66 of Alexandria died Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 in Community Hospital, Anderson.

He was born in Elwood, IN on Aug. 27, 1954 and was the son of Melvin L. Richardson and Mary R. (Lundy) Cowart.

Terry retired from General Motors in 2008; then after his retirement he worked part time at Harvest Market in Alexandria.

Terry was a loving father and grandfather who enjoyed spending time with his family; his children fondly remember him playing his guitar and singing with them on Saturday mornings. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed camping. He was a member of the Indiana Slab Master’s Club. Terry loved sports, especially high school sports. He was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Indianapolis Colts.

Left to carry on his legacy of love are his children, April (David) Clabaugh, Angel (Jeff) Cummings and Terry Richardson; his fiancée, Dena Hayes; his grandchildren, Logan Clabaugh, Weslee Clabaugh, Liam Cummings, Lilly Cummings, Nicholas Morales, and Kylie Richardson. Also surviving are his brothers, Larry Richardson, Jeff Richardson, and Robert Cowart; his sisters, Sherry (Jim) Rebuck, Cindy (George) Lakin and Lynnette (Jim) Spencer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mary R. Cowart, stepfather, Norman Cowart, father, Melvin Richardson and a brother, Dean Cowart.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in Park View Cemetery, Alexandria with Bud Whetsel officiating, and burial will follow. Friends may call at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. prior to the service.

Due to the current health conditions and in accordance with the state’s mandate, facial covering is required, and social distancing will be observed.

Bud and Susan Whetsel are honored to care for Terry and serve the Richardson family.

For additional obituary information and online condolences visit Terry’s tribute page on our website www.whetselfuneralservice.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Terry Richardson, please visit our flower store.

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