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Ellroy Richardson

July 5, 1922 - April 9, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: May 8, 2018

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Ellroy Richardson, age 95, of White Cloud passed away on Monday, April 9, 2018, in Cape Coral, Florida. Ellroy was born on July 5, 1922, in Grand Rapids to Frank and Beatrice (Westbrook) Richardson and married Maisie Wyn on June 26, 1947, in Grand Rapids. Ellroy owned and operated Briggs Lumber Company in White Cloud for many years, was a member of the Michigan Pallet Manufacturers, had served on the White Cloud School Board, and was active in the White Cloud Rotary Club and Boy Scout Troop #137.  Ellroy proudly served his country during WWII as a Seabee in the Philippines and was a member of the White Cloud United Methodist Church.

Ellroy is survived by his children, Judy (Jack) Almassian of Lowell, Susan (John) VanSlooten of Grand Rapids, and Paul Richardson of Cape Coral, Florida; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ellroy was preceded by his wife, Maisie on July 12, 2014.

The Richardson family would like to thank Hope Hospice and the Veteran’s Administration in Cape Coral, Florida for their compassionate care and support.

VISITATION: Monday, May 7, 2018, from 4–7 PM at the Crandell Funeral Home in White Cloud and Tuesday from 10-11 AM at the White Cloud United Methodist Church.

MEMORIAL SERVICES: Tuesday at 11AM at the White Cloud United Methodist Church with Pastor Ed Snook officiating.

INTERMENT: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Grand Rapids.

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS: White Cloud United Methodist Church Building Fund.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.