Gareth “Gary” Gordon Richardson

Gareth “Gary” Gordon Richardson of Eaton Rapids, MI passed away on October 2, 2022, at the age of 81. Gary was born on August 28, 1941, in Lansing, MI the son of Gordon and Lyn-Nette (Cranson) Richardson. He was a graduate of Eaton Rapids High School class of 1959. Gary worked for General Motors as a supervisor in experimental engineering retiring after 39 years. Gary loved to ride his Harley Davidson Motorcycles and was an avid hunter and reader. In retirement, he and his wife, Paige enjoyed making numerous trips out west. Above all Gary was a dedicated husband, father and grandfather who adored his grandchildren and the time he spent with them.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Paige (Hasty) Richardson; sons, Nick (Julie) Richardson, Patrick (Malissa) Richardson, Gregg (Meredith Ayers) Richardson; grandchildren, Samantha Richardson, Gregg Richardson, Connor Richardson, Brendan Richardson, Chloe Ayers; great grandchild, Bensyn Seume; brothers, Bruce Richardson, Mitch (Judy) Richardson; sister, Carolyn Richardson; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Gary will be laid to rest at a private graveside service at Plains Cemetery. The family will host a memorial reception and luncheon on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids Chapel starting at noon. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice House of Mid-Michigan or a charity of your choice in memory of Gary. To share memories or leave condolences please visit