Robert (Bob) Eugene Richardson, age 90, of Ocala, Florida passed away on August 9, 2021 under the care of hospice. Bob was cherished by his family and friends for his dry wit and his love of life and learning. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He was born May 17, 1931 in Orange, California to Lawrence Richardson and Helen Brown Richardson. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Don, and daughter Camela Newsome. He is survived by his beloved wife of 48 years Geri, son Mark Richardson (Veneranda); daughter Cindy Baker (Jerry); two grandchildren Mike Baker (Jodi); Joni Nickerson (Simon) and three great-grandchildren Bridget Baker, Wesley Nickerson and Ava Nickerson.
Bob graduated from Poly High School, Riverside, California and the University of Texas, Austin, Texas. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired as vice president of engineering for Fast Food Merchandisers. He was a member of Christ the King Anglican Church in Ocala.
Over the years Bob was a member of many different clubs and organizations. He enjoyed many hobbies and activities and loved learning about the many things he took an interest in. He loved reading, woodworking, fishing, fine dining, traveling and boating. He especially loved boating which he enjoyed for many years. Bob also really enjoyed his time working with the members of the Crystal River Boat Builders and was very proud of the work they did.
Services will be at a later date. If desired, memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Estelle's House, 2897 SE 62nd Street, Ocala, Florida 34480.