William Richardson

Hamilton County

William Fred "Fathead" Richardson, 71, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in a local hospital.He was retired from DuPont after 35 years of service; served the in the U.S. Airforce from 1959 to 1963; was the ASA TN State Commissioner of Girls Softball for 23 years, ASA District Commissioner of Girls Softball, was Junior Olympic Commissioner of Girls Softball, and was recently inducted into the ASA Softball Hall of Fame for Tennessee; and was a member of Stanley Independent Baptist Church.Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Judy McNabb Richardson; daughters, Karen (Doug)Rand, Vickie Hendrickson, Janet Hall; son, Bryan (Angela) Richardson; sisters, Polly Rogers and Saundra Cobble; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; several nephews and niece.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in the Advantage Chapel with Pastor Shawn Meade officiating.Burial will follow in Chattanooga National Cemetery with Military Honors. Honorary pallbearers will be the DuPont Nylons Mens Fast Pitch Softball Team.Visitation will be held Sunday, May 19, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Monday, May 20, 2013, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.Arrangements have been entrusted to Advantage Funeral Cremation Services Franklin-Strickland-Pinkard-Bryan-Smith Funeral Directors, 1724 McCallie Ave., 423-265-4414, located at corner of McCallie Ave and Hawthorne St.

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