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John Barney Richerson Jr.

 

 

Bro. John Barney Richerson Jr., 76, of Timpson, Texas passed away on August 24, 2018 surrounded by his family in Timpson, Texas.  Born November 23, 1941, in Houston, Texas, John Barney is the son of the late John Barney Richerson Sr. and Selma Marie (Hilligiest) Richerson.  Visitation will be held Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 6PM to 8PM at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr.,  Timpson, Texas.  Funeral service will be held Monday, August 27, 2018 at 10AM at First Assembly of God Church, Timpson, Texas, with Bro. Leroy Bowley and Bro. E.J. Adams officiating.  Interment will follow in Corinth Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.
 
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, John Richerson met the love of his life, Arnette Hicks, and the two were married on October 14, 1961.  The two enjoyed over 57 years together before his passing.  They had four wonderful children and were blessed over the years.  In 1979 John brought his family to Timpson, Texas.  Bro. John began pastoring at First Assembly of God Church and was their dedicated pastor for over 20 years before retiring due to his health. Bro. John loved his family but most of all loved the Lord. 
 
John enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.  He enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially hunting.  He liked to go fishing in his spare time.  
 
He is survived by his loving wife, Arnette Hicks Richerson; daughters, Sheryl Pyle and husband Ronald of Cypress, Texas, Darla Andries and husband Martin of Carthage, Texas; daughter in law, Karina Richerson Willhoite and husband Robin of Timpson, Texas; grandchildren, Tiffany Newman and husband Jimmy Harris, John “Justin” Richerson IV and wife Chelsea Pate, Harley Richerson and husband Ty Cheshire, Amberly Sparks and husband Matthew, Corey Green and Rachel Roberts, Happy Willhoite; great grandchildren, Hunter Newman, Fisher Newman, Remington Newman, Brooklyn Nettle, Johnny Richerson, Alivia Deason, Tylie Cheshire, Ira Land, Hannah Odom, Matthew Sparks Jr., Bryer Parks, Lane Green, Wade Roberts, Logan Roberts, Ava Roberts; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
 
John is preceded in death by his parents; sons, John B. Richerson III, Douglas Wayne Richerson; granddaughter, Ashley Green; brothers, Ernest Warneke, Clarence Warneke; and sister, Margaret Teague.    
 
Pallbearers serving will be John “Justin” Richerson IV, Jeremy Bowley, Hunter Newman, Fisher Newman, Corey Green, Ty Cheshire, Robin Willhoite, and Jimmy Harris.
 
Honorary pallbearer will be Matthew Sparks.
 
To send condolences and sign the online guest book you may go to www.taylorfh.net. 
 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.
 
 

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