The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


November 16, 2012

Justin Wayne Richardson

Justin Wayne Richardson, of Palestine, Texas, died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 in East Texas Medical Center after a long struggle with kidney disease.

Born in Athens, Texas on April 14, 1951, to Dee and Zillah Richardson, Justin grew up as the classic country boy, hunting and fishing whenever possible. Justin graduated Palestine High School and joined the U.S. Marine Corp shortly thereafter.

He continued to enjoy the outdoors throughout his life. He was an avid collector of rocks and minerals. Throughout his travels he enjoyed fine foods wherever he went. Justin always loved a trip to Las Vegas for good food and some gaming.  Justin enjoyed country music on any occasion, especially Merle Haggard.

Even with all his work travels over the years, his favorite place was home, in East Texas. He chose to spend his last weeks at the place he loved.

Justin is survived by his children, Cristin and Cameron; Cristin’s son Ethan; his brother Steve; and their mother, Zillah.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012 at Bailey and Foster Funeral Home in Palestine.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at Liberty Cemetery in Palestine.

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