Craig A. Richardson, 65, died on March 9, 2017, after a year-long fight against cancer. He was the husband of Candace L. Richardson. They shared 45 years together. Born in Canton, Ohio, he was the son of the late Fred L. and Ruth M. (Hockenberger) Richardson of Minerva, Ohio. He was a graduate of Minerva High School, 1969, and Kent State University, 1973. He started his career as an educator and moved into the field of Manufacturing/Quality control. He worked as the Quality Assurance Manager with Applied Ceramics, lnc., Doraville, Georgia, and retired in October 2016. He is survived by wife, Candace (Roudebush) Richardson, two daughters, Caley Coleman and Cody Richardson, a brother, David P. Richardson, two granddaughters, and one grandson. He was a member of the Lawrenceville First Christian Church. He was a good Christian, husband, father, and friend, an avid golfer in his younger years, loved a good Saturday morning yard sale, enjoyed reading any newspaper, and always a football fan. No memorial services are planned at this time. The family asks in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to a favorite charity.

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  1. Will miss our talks. Will miss our golf games. Best time together ever. Will miss your quick wit and treasure trove of jokes and your love of old westerns. You were a super brother and confidant. May the Lord hold you tight! Love you bro’!

  2. So sorry to hear about Craig’s passing. Have such good memories of him. He will be missed so much. Praying for all of you.

  3. Craig ran a good race and fought a good fight. Took many business trips with Craig including to Mexico. He was such a calming influence when quality issues needed to be resolved. He is missed.

  4. Sorry to hear about Craig’s passing. He will be missed. So many fond memories of Craig and Candy when they lived in Ohio. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time of loss.

  5. Our condolences to the Richardson family. May you find comfort in God’s word and promises one very near when there will be no more death on earth only righteous people. Almighty Jehovah God promises it. Isaiah 26:19 please read his word for comfort.

  6. I have many fond memories of Craig from when he and Candy lived in Ohio and from here in Georgia. He was a good friend to my first (late) husband, Scott Sensanbaugher. There were lots of good times when they played softball in Dover, Ohio on the Rangers. I will always remember Craig’s sense of humor and his friendship.
    May God bless and comfort Candy, the girls and their families.

  7. Such sad news – another family member gone from us! Memories of Craig (and David) from church
    and school days and, of course, Fred & Ruth! May each of you feel God’s loving arms holding you
    tight and hope all the prayers will be felt as well. God bless!

  8. It was a shock to hear of Craig’s passing. I have very fond memories of Craig and Candy from their time in Ohio. My thoughts and prayers are with the family as you face the years ahead without him. Knowing Craig, I am positive you have many, many wonderful memories to fall back on. He will as always be with you as long as you share your memories with each other. Love and hugs!

  9. Sympathy to your family in the loss of Craig. Many fond memories of softball games. Prayers!

  10. Sincere condolences to the family. May you find peace and comfort in each other and in God’s promises for the future ( Revelation 21 : 3,4 ).

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