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Earnest Richardson

November 3, 1940 — November 28, 2022


Earnest Richardson of Campbellsville, son of the late Harrison Richardson and Ruth Bryant Richardson, was born November 3, 1940 in Taylor County, Kentucky.  He died at 11:35 P.M., Monday, November 28, 2022 in Campbellsville.   Age: 82

He professed faith in Christ and was a member of Union Band Baptist Church.

He served his country honorably in the United States National Guard.

Earnest was a former employee of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville until the plant closed, then worked approximately twenty years at Kentucky Cooperage.  He was also a farmer and his family said he was a very hard worker.

He united in marriage to Judy A. Harris January 17, 1975 and she preceded him in death May 31, 2013.

Earnest enjoyed drag racing in his younger years.

He is survived by one sister, Stella Thompson and husband, Donnie of Campbellsville; two nieces:  Melinda DeSpain and Lisa VanMeter and husband, Terry of Campbellsville; two great-nephews and one great-niece:  Cody VanMeter, Austin VanMeter and MaKenzie DeSpain and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Millie Parker.


VISITATION: 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 1, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home                                       

FUNERAL SERVICE:  1:00 P.M., Thursday, December 1, 2022, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Bro. David Wray

BURIAL:  Campbellsville Memorial Gardens


Kyle Arnett

Austin VanMeter

Cody VanMeter

Terry VanMeter

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Campbellsville Memorial Gardens

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