Jeffrey A. Richardson, 64, died Friday, February 18, 2022 at his home after a period of declining health. He was born in Franklin, the son of Philip and Natalie Ella (Shaw) Richardson. Jeff was raised in Hill and for a while served as the town’s road agent in 1980. He later moved to Alexandria and then Danbury. For a number of years, he worked plowing snow and as a heavy equipment operator for the towns of Bristol and Danbury, Newfound Rubbish/Bomor Construction, and RP Williams.
Jeff enjoyed hunting and fishing, gardening and keeping a small farm. He would buy and sell livestock, fix old cars and enjoyed country music.
Family members include his significant other of 24 years, Ella Braley; stepdaughter, Sharon Shinn of Bristol; stepgrandson, Liam Shinn; sisters: Mary Perkins of Andover; Linda Brooks Richardson of Franklin; Nancy Marceau Richardson of Franklin; Bonnie Richardson of Hill; brothers: David Richardson of Alexandria; Thomas Richardson of Franklin, nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother Philip Richardson, Sr., a sister Rose Marie Richardson, and nephew Philip Richardson Jr.
Services-Walk through Calling hours will be Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 6-8pm at the Emmons Funeral Home, 115 South Main Street, Bristol. For the safety of all masks are required. Burial will be private in the spring in the Bunker Hill Cemetery, Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Assn, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116 or at www.diabetes.org. To share a memory or an online condolence, please go to www.EmmonsFuneralHome.com.
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