George E. Richardson
June 4, 1927 – December 7, 2017
George E. Richardson, 90, of Monterey, IN passed away on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Culver.
George was born on June 4, 1927 in Alexandria, IN, one of 5 children born to Perry and Mary (Manning) Richardson.
Being very patriotic, George joined the Navy. After three months he was discharged after it was discovered that he
was under age. Later, in 1950, he was inducted into the Army and served in Korea. After his discharge, he took a job
for Lynch Corporation. He spent 36 years as an electrician there.
In the early 1950s George married Barbara Carter and together they had 4 sons. After their divorce, he later married
Katherine Small on April 23, 1964 in Anderson, IN. Together they raised 6 children.
George enjoyed going to auctions, sports, hunting, and fishing. He was also a big Colts fan.
George is survived by his sons: Robert (Tami) Richardson of Fulton, IN, and Tim (Roberta) Richardson of Monterey,
IN; 7 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Katherine; sons Larry
and Steve Richardson; daughters Tina and Shelia Summers; 3 brothers; and 1 sister.
A time to gather with the family will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Odom Funeral Home, Culver,
from 11:00am – 12:00pm. Funeral services will follow at 12:00pm. Burial will be at Riverside Memorial Cemetery,
Memorials may be given in George’s memory to the Finney-Shilling VFW Post 6919 in Culver or the Collins-Tasch
American Legion Post 399 in Monterey.