W.C. Richardson, age 75 of Lampasas, Texas died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at his home surrounded by his family.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Central Texas State Veteran's Cemetery in Killeen, Texas with military honors.
He was born March 28, 1946, in Brundidge, Alabama to parents, Carl Richardson and Florence (Henley) Richardson. W.C. joined the U.S. Army immediately following high school. He served for 18 years and was later medically discharged. He served during the Vietnam War, among his many achievements was the Bronze Star Medal. Later he worked as a rock and stone mason for many years. He also had worked in power line construction and plumbing. W.C. enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. He was especially proud of and dedicated to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, never missing an event while able to attend. W.C. was also a lifelong Baptist.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ute Richardson in 2012, and sisters, Alice Hughes and Dean Mobley, and brothers, Donnie and Lonnie Richardson.
Survivors include his son, Kenny Richardson (Kathy) of Lampasas; daughter, Dawn Varnado (James) of Lampasas; grandchildren, Brittney Varnado, Jameson Varnado, Garrett Richardson, Ausstin Richardson, Katelyn Richardson; great-grandchildren, Turner, Jayce, Aspyn, Acelyn; brother, Melvin Richardson, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sneed Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangement.