Name:   Francis E. Richardson

From:  The Wellsville Daily Reporter, Wellsville, New York
Date:  Friday, July 23, 1982

F. E. Richardson, Oil Producer

Francis E. Richardson of Riverside Drive died on arrival at Jones Memorial Hospital Thursday (July 22, 1982).

He was born July 3, 1929 in Wellsville, a son of John M. and Ethel Sloan Richardson.  On Sept. 23, 1950, in Wellsville, he married Marcella M. McGinnis, who survives.

He was a 1948 graduate of Wellsville High School and had attended the University of Oklahoma.  He served on the Board of Directors of First Trust Union Bank and belonged to the Wellsville Lions Club and the Elks Lodge in Wellsville.

He was president of Ebenezer Oil Company.  He was a member and past officer of the New York State Independent Oil Producers Association and was a member of the Penn Grade Oil Producers Association.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his mother, of Wellsville; four sons, John M. James S, and Daniel G. Richardson, all of Wellsville, and Mark E. Richardson of Kendallville, Ind.; and four grandchildren.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Embser Funeral Home, where funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday.  Burial will be in Wellsville.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.