Morris DeWayne (Wayne) Richardson, age 82, passed away peacefully with loved ones on Oct. 29, 2016, at the Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital. He was born October 10, 1934 to Oscar & Lois (Beaman) Richardson.
He was preceded in death by birth parents and parents who helped raise him, Mother Eddie Richardson and father David Coonce Sr., one Brother David Coonce Jr., Mark Richardson and grand-daughter Sabrina Gomez.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Marcella (Hanger) Richardson, children, Rhonda Kay (Randy) Zapp, New Minden, IL, Gina (Hank) Vanmeter, Irondale, MO, Renee Zapp, Okawville, IL, Diane Richardson Lucas, Pittsburg, PA, Ryan Richardson, Gillispie, IL, Brian Richardson, Piedmont, MO, and step mother, Marie Coonce of Grandin, MO. He is survived by 12 grandchildren and 14 great grand.
He was a veteran in the United State Navy. He had been an operating engineer of heavy equipment, and he was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church.