Richardson, David Timothy

Experienced Pilot Held Several Music Degrees

Sunday, March 31, 2013
David Richardson
David Richardson

David Timothy Richardson, 77, of Chattanooga,Tennessee, died on Friday, March 29, 2013 in a flying accident. 

David was born Feb. 14, 1936 in Pacific, Mo., to William and Helen Richardson. He graduated from Collinsville High School in 1954 and Southern Illinois University in June 1958 with a Bachelor of Music Education. He continued to get his Master of Church Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Tx., July 20,1962. 

On June 9, 1957, he married the former Earlita Sanders in Wayne City, Illinois. He was a member of the Century men. He was a man of many talents one of which included flying airplanes. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Helen Richardson. 

David is survived by his wife, Earlita Richardson, four children, Beth (John) Roueche, Terri (Brian) Hendon, Timothy (Kristy) Richardson, and Melodie (Jason) Jones; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill, Jim, and Fred Richardson. 

A celebration of his life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, at Ridgedale Baptist Church with Reverend Bill Owens officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the North American Mission Board, SBC, 4200 North Point Parkway, Alpharetta, Ga. 30022-4176. 

Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort to the family and view the memorial tribute. 

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.


Szczukowski, Lillian Jane Zupancic

Lillian Jane Zupancic Szczukowski, 88, of Chattanooga, died on  Saturday, March 28, 2015 .   Arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,  www.CovenantFuneral.com . (click for more)

Brown, Danny

Danny Brown, 44, of Charlotte, North Carolina, died on  Saturday, March 28, 2015 .   Local arrangements will be announced by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated,  www.CovenantFuneral.com . (click for more)

Williams, Andrew Myers Jr. (Summerville)

Andrew Myers Williams Jr., 91, of Summerville, GA, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015.     A native of Chattooga County, GA, he was born to the late Andrew Myers Williams, Sr. and Ruby Tutton Williams on March 230, 1924.  Mr. Williams was a member of First Presbyterian Church P.C.A; was a former grocery store owner/operator and was retired Supervisor ... (click for more)

Buffington, Helen Green (Dunlap)

Helen  Green  Buffington , 92, of Dunlap, TN, died at her home Friday, March 27, 2015 after a short illness.  Helen  was born in Chattanooga to the late Robert and Dewy Elliott  Greene  on August 27, 1922. She married her late husband, Lawrence Adams  Buffington  in 1951. After a move to Detroit where their son, Charles Andrew  ... (click for more)

Hard Freeze Predicted In The Area For Saturday Night

Temperatures are expected to drop Saturday night to 28 degrees or less. Here is the latest report from the National Weather Service:  HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT EDT /11 PM CDT/ TONIGHT TO 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ SUNDAY... * EVENT... A HARD FREEZE EXPECTED WITH LOWS FROM THE TEENS NORTH TO THE UPPER 20S SOUTH LATE TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING. ... (click for more)

Man Charged In Shooting On Sixth Avenue Had Been Shot Himself Last Week; Police Say Incident "Part Of Gang War"

A man charged with attempted first-degree murder on Sixth Avenue Court on Thursday afternoon was shot himself earlier this month. O'Shae Kadaris Smith, 20, of 2114 E. 12th St., is also charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a crime. He was one of two people shot on Rawlings Street on March 16. Kendre Allen, ... (click for more)