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Sunday, November 24, 2013 9:00 PM

Sept. 16, 1939-Nov. 22, 2013


Paul Gene Richardson, 74, of Delphos, passed away peacefully on Friday evening at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

His Family…. He was born Sept. 16, 1939, in Delphos, to Melvin and Zelma (Dickman) Richardson, who preceded him in death.

On Dec. 15, 1972, he married Rebecca (Sanders) Richardson, who survives.

He is also survived by a two sons, Thomas A. (Christine) Richardson of Johnstown and Paul W. Richardson of San Francisco, Calif.; a daughter, Charlene L. Slygh of Lima; four brothers, Carl (Ellaree) Richardson of McGuffey, Jim (Betty) Richardson of Ottawa, Mike (Karen) Richardson of Reynoldsburg and Rick (Janet) Richardson of Defiance; seven grandchildren, Kendra (Justin) Parlin, Kody Richardson, Andrew Richardson, Nicholas Richardson, Kyrsten Slygh, Jaydan Slygh and Lawrence Slygh; and one great-granddaughter, Myah Buettner.

His Legacy…. Paul was retired from Setex Corporation. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. His first love was his family, followed closely by a love of carpentry. He taught himself many trades. Paul enjoyed camping and the outdoors.

His Farewell Services.… Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Dave Reinhart officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Strayer Funeral Home, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Relay for Life of Delphos. Online condolences may be shared at

Last Updated on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 8:51 PM

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