William Wesley Richardson, 77, of Arbela, Missouri, died at his home on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Bill was born September 20, 1940, in St. Clair County, Missouri, to Charles Walter and Cloe Francis (Ball) Richardson.

At the age of seventeen, he joined the U.S. Navy at Kansas City, Missouri.  Following discharge from the Navy, he worked for General Motors in various positions.  He was a member of the U.A.W.

After retirement, Bill moved to Scotland County, Missouri.  He married Stacey Diane Golbricht at Gorin, Missouri, on July 10, 1993.  Bill enjoyed the outdoors; especially hunting, fishing and carpenter work. His greatest pleasure was the twenty-four years of marriage he cherished with Stacey.

Left to honor his memory is his wife, Stacey, of the home and many special friends and family.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, and four siblings.

As an expression of sympathy, memorials are suggested to the Bill Richardson Memorial and may be left at or mailed to Memphis Funeral Home, 378 South Market Street, Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Per Bill’s wishes, cremation has been accorded and no service is planned.

Memphis Funeral Home is assisting the Richardson Family.