Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville

Mr. Royce Richardson, 95, of Fayetteville, died October 16, 2010.

He retired after 22 years with Eastern Airlines, and he always loved to farm.

He is survived by his wife of 74 years Martha Mask Richardson of Fayetteville; four sons Eugene & Kim Richardson of Fayetteville, Jerry Glenn Richardson of Gay, GA, David & Ann Richardson of Fayetteville, and Ronnie & Jenny Richardson of Fayetteville; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; one brother and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held Monday, October 18, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Lisbon Baptist Church. He will lie in state from 1:00 to 2:00 PM. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Dr. Randall Harris and Rev. Carlton Swicegood will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM at the funeral home.

Carl J Mowell & Son, Fayetteville – www.mowellfuneralhome.com