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Date published: 8/21/2014

Jerry W. Richardson III

Jerry William "Billy" Richardson III, 62, of Fredericksburg passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his home.

Billy was a fan of the Washington Nationals and Washington Redskins. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards and listening to music, especially the Beatles. He was a competitive sportsman and, while a pitcher in high school, was scouted by professional teams.

Billy is survived by his wife of 42 years, Carol Cassiday Richardson; two daughters, Mary Widener and her husband, Eric, and Carey Louise Richardson; a son, Jerry William Richardson IV; his mother, Mae P. Ramones and her husband, Felipe; and his father, Jerry William Richardson Jr., and his wife, Mary Lou, all of Spotsylvania County; a brother, Carl Lee Richardson and his wife, Angie, of South Carolina; three sisters, Sherri Palmer and her husband, David, Kimberly McBee and her husband, Richard, and Pamela Amorosi and her husband, Craig, all of Spotsylvania; four grandchildren, Tristan, Mikaela, Max and Madelyn; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Marion Jerrell Pulliam.

Billy's family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapels-Cremation Service, 10719 Courthouse Road, Fredericksburg. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel. Interment will be held at a later date in Jerrell family cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, Billy's family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the National MS Society, Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.

Online condolences may be expressed to Jerry's family at foundandsons.com.