Ruby M. Richardson
Ruby M. Richardson, 82, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.
She was born in Ashland, Ala. on Aug. 27, 1935 to Jr. Paul Moncus and Zonie Moore. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
In her earlier years, she and her family traveled and performed country and gospel music on radio and USO shows. She worked many years in restaurant and retail management services, but her best years were known for singing gospel music while traveling with husband Evangelist Billy Richardson, preaching God’s Word as Heavenbound Ministries.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Ray Richardson. She is survived by sister Maxine Thompson, nieces and family; her children, Linda Garcia (Tony), Debra Graves(Jeff), Larry Mosley, Diane Carey, Cheryl Graves and Bobby Dale Richardson; granddaughter Shannon Smith (David), 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed and always remembered by all who knew and love her.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Callahan Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Buford Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Hilliard. Afterward, a celebration of life dinner will be served in the church fellowship hall. Her family will receive friends Wednesday, Aug. 22 from 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Her family would like to give special thanks to the caring doctors and nurses and staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital (Belfort Road) in Jacksonville. Also Hospice, who provided her final care in the last days of her life. Condolences may be expressed at www.callahanfh.com. Arrangements under the direction of Ellis L. McAninch and Callahan Funeral Home, Inc.