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Obituary – James "Jimmy" Richardson



James “Jimmy” Edward Richardson, 42, of Ooltewah TN, went to be with the Lord Sunday, May 19, 2019. Jimmy will be extremely missed by his devoted family and all that knew him.

Born and raised in Ooltewah, TN, he attended Ooltewah Baptist as a child. He later graduated from Ooltewah High School in 1994 and enjoyed showing Tennessee Walking Horses most of his life. Jimmy was a sales representative at Roadtec and attended services at Silverdale Baptist Church. He also worked at DuPont and Invista.

Jimmy was a shining example on how to build a career with strong work ethics, while making his family his highest priority. His greatest treasures were his wife, children and family. He was an amazing husband, father, son and brother.

He was preceded in death by his father, James “Jim” Richardson; paternal grandparents, Walter and Reba Richardson and maternal grandparents, Edward and Lois Dobbins.

Survivors include his beloved wife, Jamie Richardson; daughters, Bailey and Brooklyn Richardson; mother, Linda Richardson; sisters, Rachael (Robert) Grammer and Stephanie (Curtis) Richardson-Lee; in-laws, Robert and Brenda Forester; sister-in-laws, Jennifer (Allen) Stutzenberger, Kellea (Eric) Moore and Kishia (Leon) Harkins; nephews, Jacob McNabb, Hunter Harkins, and Robert Lee; niece, Lauren McNabb and numerous adored aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A funeral service was held Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Chattanooga Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Williams officiating. 

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