Bob Richardson September 19, 2023

Date of Funeral

September 24, 2023

Of Allenford, at Brightshores Health Systems – Southampton on Tuesday September 19, 2023. Beloved husband and best friend of the late former Margaret Verniece McLay for over 62 years. Dear father of Brad, and his wife Anne-Marie, of Allenford. Cherished Poppa of Kyle (Danielle), of Matheson, and Rachel (fiancé Ryan Comrie), of Stoney Creek; and great-poppa of Kayce Richardson. Brother of Wayne Richardson (Linda), of Allenford; and brother-in-law of Adelle (Ron Ceaser), of Miller Lake, Merv McLay (Mary), of Wyoming, ON, Barry McLay (Sue), of Owen Sound, Marie McLay, of Kitchener, and Joan McLay, of Wyoming. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Earl and Sadie; step-father, Bruce McLeod; brother, Clayt Richardson (Carol); and brothers-in-law, Bob McLay, Chuck McLay (Reta), and Milt McLay. Bob’s family wish to express their gratitude to Dr. Dickie, Dr. Bach, Dr. Jeffery and Dr. Cipolletti, and the staff of the Brightshores Health Systems – Southampton, especially nurses Carly and Melissa, for the wonderful care they provided. A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Bob’s life will take place from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Sunday September 24, 2023 from 11 AM – 2 PM. Donations to the Brightshores Health Systems – Southampton, or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at

A Memorial Gathering to celebrate Bob’s life will take place from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton (519) 534-5341 on Sunday September 24, 2023 from 11 AM – 2 PM.


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    Always a friendly face in the neighborhood Bob will be missed. My condolences to Brad, Ann and family

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    Ron & Jill Martin says

    We extend our deepest sympathies in the passing of Bob, he was a kind gentle man and a good neighbor, we will miss him.

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    Heide Scicluna says

    Dearest Brad, Anne, Kyle & Rachel,
    Doug and I wish to express our deepest condolences during this difficult time. May Bob rest in peace.

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    Vivian MacDonald says

    Wayne,/Linda and Richardson family – I was sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. My sympathy to you.

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    Sally Merlna says

    My sincere condolences to the family at this sad time sorry I sm unsble to attend the service at ths time Sally Merlina

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    David Shulman says

    Dear Brad and family,
    My condolences on the passing of your dad. When I joined his group of golfers we were the two oldest ones in the group. We had a happy relationship built on that. I sure will miss his smile and welcoming hand wave when we met to play.

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    Tammy Christine Leonard says

    My deepest condolences to Brad, Anne, Kyle & Rachel and family.
    May he rest in peace.

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    Angie Kasper says

    Dear Linda, Wayne and family.
    With sincere and heartfelt sympathy in your time of sorrow.
    Sincerely, Angie and family.

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    Diane and Keith Harvey says

    Bob was a wonderful friend, neighbour and golf buddy.
    Considerate, kind and with a terrific sense of humour. We will miss him and the good times we have shared together. Our heartfelt sympathies to the family.

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    Murray and Irene Peer says

    Brad, we send blessings and sympathy to your family as we mourn the loss of your Father. From one of many cousins.

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    Gary Crow says

    To Linda and Wayne, and to Bob’s family,
    Our heartfelt condolences on your loss.
    -Gary and Fiona Crow

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    Kenward, Cassy, Justin, Jasmine and Ben Mah says

    To the Richardson’s, condolences from the Mahs for your loss

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    Pat Hepburn says

    Dear Wayne, Lynda and the Ritchardson Family

    I am so sorry to hear of Bob passing away. Please accept my Sincere
    Sympathy at this hard time. Bob was always such a Gentleman, and happy.
    Lots of fond memories of all the good years our family’s all had.
    Thinking of you!
    Pat Hepburn

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    Ray & Sue Wardrop says

    Thinking of Bob’s family at this sad time, Will miss seeing his smile and greetings.

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    Rexall Southampton says

    Sincere Sympathy to Bob Richardson’s family.

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    Brian Cleaver says

    Nancy and I send our condolences to Brad Ann-Marie and family on the passing of our dear friend and inspiration Bob who will be dearly remembered for his zest for life. Bob showed us how to live each day and enjoy and celebrate family and friends, be active and have a positive attitude. We his golfing friends have a goal and that is to follow Bob’s example into our 80’s and keep his memory alive. Nancy Wyonch and Brian Cleaver

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    Steven Scott says

    Brad, Anne-Marie and family, please accept our sincere condolences. Bob was a gentleman and always a pleasure to chat with. I will miss our encounters on the golf course.
    Steve and Debbie Scott

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    John & Suzy says

    Brad & Anne
    Our hearts go out to you and the family and I wish you all nothing but comfort and strength.

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    Ray & Annette Wilson says

    We are so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Sending our condolences.

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    Sherry Hayes says

    Brad and family, I was very saddened to hear of your dad passing. I have very fond memories of your parents. My condolences,

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    Patsy McArthur and family says

    Condolences to the Richardson family.

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    Jim Cunningham says

    I ask all of Bob’s family and loved ones to please accept my condolences with his passing.

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