Thomas ‘Alan’ Richardson

Published 3:38 pm Monday, July 30, 2018

Thomas “Alan” Richardson, 77, of Mocksville, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

A native of Davie County, he was born June 12, 1941, the son of the late Robert Lincoln and Alice Keller Richardson. He was a graduate of Davie County High School, Class of 1959, and for 40 years he was a self-employed master HVAC technician. He was a member of New Union United Methodist Church. He was loved by many, had many close friends, was well respected in his field of work, and was known for his generosity to someone in need, be it family, friend or stranger.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, April Richardson, and 2 brothers, Edward Richardson and Robert Perry Richardson who died July 24, 2018.

Survivors: a daughter, Alana Richardson (Vicki), and her family, grandson Brady Richardson and twin grandchildren Riley and Rosie Richardson, all of Winston-Salem; 2 brothers, James Richardson (Carolyn) of Mocksville and Ronald Richardson of Statesville; 5 sisters, Martha Madeline Lapish of Mocksville, Virginia Mullis of Lewisville, Shelby Cartner (Jim) of Harmony, Christine Speer of Mocksville and Barbara Reavis (Lane) of Harmony; lots of nieces and nephews; “unofficial” children and grandchildren, Susan Heaggans, Amy (Brandon and Charlie), Stacy (Lily and Avery), and Paula (Alexander, Axle and Enrique).

The visitation was from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28 at Davie Funeral Chapel in Mocksville. The celebration of life service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel with his nephew, the Rev. Brian Speer officiating.

Memorials: Humane Society of Davie, 291 Eaton Rd., Mocksville.