Floyd E. Richardson Sr.


1942 – 2014

AUBURN – Floyd E. Richardson Sr., 71, a resident of Buckfield, died Friday, Feb. 21, at Hospice House of Androscoggin in Auburn, surrounded by his family and loved ones.

He was born Aug. 9, 1942 in Wellington, the son of Elmer E. Richardson and Annie (Cook) Richardson. He was a 1962 graduate of Leavitt Institute in Turner. He served in Army National Guard. On Sept. 2, 1967, at the Turner Center Church, he married his soul mate of 28 years, Pamela Parks. She passed away, Dec. 15, 1995. Floyd and his brother “Scamp” had a school bus fleet that they owned and operated for Turner schools and he later worked for 28 years as maintenance supervisor for SAD 52. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, cribbage, ocean fishing for Blues and Stripers and was a Dale Earnhardt and NASCAR fan. He enjoyed going to camp with his brothers “Scamp” and George, their dad Elmer, and close friend, Hezzi. Floyd especially loved the time he spent with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his mother, Annie Richardson of Turner; three daughters, Amy Farnum and her husband, Kevin, of West Paris, Deirdre Stone and her husband, Kenny, of Monson, and Kathleen Daigle and her husband, Marc, of Chatham, N.H.; twin sons, Norman “Chuck” Richardson and Floyd “Chip” Richardson Jr., both of Buckfield; son-in-law, David Hamann of Buckfield; three sisters, Eva Leppenan of East Greenbush, N.Y., Lola Budek and her husband, Al, of Turner, Joan Deschenes and her husband, Roger, of Turner; his brother, George Richardson and his wife, Linda, of Turner; grandchildren, Megan Smith, Ashlee and Garrett Hamann, Nicole Rice, Benjamin and Joshua Farnum, Alyce Anne Richardson, Quinton Cameron, Malcolm and Maddelynne Stone, Branden, Logan, Gaige, Caden, Kaelynn, Zoë and Rutger Daigle, Mackenzie and William Richardson; great-grandchildren, Derrick Brooks, Addyson Rice, Mallory Smith; and many beloved extended family members.

He was predeceased by his father, Elmer E. Richardson; his loving wife, Pamela Richardson; daughter, Heidi Hamann; his sister, Louise Richardson; and his brother, “Scamp” Richardson; brothers-in-laws, Lloyd Bryant and Ray Leppenan.

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