James Michael ‘Jim’ Richardson, 79, attended First Christian Church

James Michael ‘Jim’ Richardson

WILMINGTON — James Michael “Jim” Richardson, 79, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He was born April 15, 1942, in Jacksonville, Florida, to Joseph and Dorothy Richardson, who preceded him in death.

Jim retired from Piedmont Airlines/US Airways after a 30-year career. People will remember being greeted by his smiling face at Hanover Center’s Harris Teeter, Chic-fil-A and Hardee’s for a total of 23 years after his retirement. Jim had been a faithful member of First Christian Church in Wilmington since 1994.

He is survived by his loving wife of over 41 years, Diane W. Richardson; children from a previous marriage, son, Mike (Pam), and daughter, Jill R Hall (Barry); sister, Terri Brown, and her husband, Ralph; and seven grandchildren, two nephews and one niece.

A visitation and light reception will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Tuesday, June 8, at First Christian Church. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. with Pastor Brad McDowell officiating. Interment will immediately follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church, 2035 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403.

Share online condolences with the family at Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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