Mansfield, Richard "Pop" M., Jr.

Central Graduate Had A Mission At The County Nursing Home For 25 Years

Monday, November 22, 2021
Richard "Pop" M. Mansfield Jr.
Richard "Pop" M. Mansfield Jr.

Richard "Pop" M. Mansfield Jr., passed away peacefully at home from heart complications on November 21, 2021.

He was 83 years old, born on October 24, 1938, in Chattanooga, Tn., the son of Richard M. Mansfield Sr. and Helen Marie (Ellington) Mansfield. Richard graduated from Chattanooga Central High School, Class of 1958. Following graduation until now, he was involved in the residential and commercial construction industry.

He married Katherine Hickman and they spent their lives in and around the Chattanooga area. They just celebrated 61 years of marriage on October 11, 2021.

Known affectionately by many as “Pop”, he organized and ran a Christian ministry at the Hamilton County Nursing Home for over 25 years, giving comfort to and showing the love of his Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ, to the patients and staff of the facilities.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Ellis.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Katherine (Hickman); are his son, Richard (Rick) M. Mansfield III and his wife, Karen Diane (Barnes); his daughter, Donna Elizabeth Million; his daughter, Susan Marie Magnuson and her husband, Kevin Compton Magnuson; five grandchildren, Brandon and Zackery Million, Hunter and Tyler Magnuson, Heather Mansfield, and several nephews and a niece.

A Celebration of Live Service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 28th at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 6314 E. Brained Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421. The family will be receiving friends and family between 2-3 p.m.

For those who wish to remember “Pop” in a special way, the family would ask in lieu of flowers that you make a donation in his name to St. Jude online at: stjude.org or by mail to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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