Obituary: J.C. Richmond


J.C. Richmond, 86, of Cord, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021.

He was born Aug. 27, 1934, in Saffell, Arkansas to Ural Richmond and Elizabeth (Williams) Richmond.

J.C. was a member of Cord Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and he loved his church family. He was also a Mason and loved old cars.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy (Morse) Richmond of the home; son, Richard Richmond of Cord; three daughters, Kay Shaw of Charlotte, Sue Richmond of Cord, and Mary Ann Richmond of Little Rock; two brothers, O’Neal Richmond of Lynn and Jim Richmond of Jonesboro; sister, Deanna Dagget of Memphis, Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Alan Shaw (Helen), Michael Shaw, Ty Richmond, Dr. Charles R. Terry, Katie Gulley (Jonathan), Laura Pruitt, and Joey Fitzgerald; and six great-grandchildren, Logan Shaw, Evan Shaw, Allie Shaw, Harrison Gulley, Jayda Wilkes, and Abigail Bearham.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Lawrence Richmond.

Pallbearers are Alan Shaw, Michael Shaw, Ty Richmond, Scott Morse, Evan Shaw, and Logan Shaw.

Funeral services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Monday, March 8, 2021, at Cord Baptist Church with Jeff Childers officiating. Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery in Cord under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines; all attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering and social distancing will be observed.

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