The WPI/NTPA office has been notified of the passing of Jackie Richardson, 78, of Leitchfield, Kentucky. Mrs. Richardson, mother and grandmother of UNL competitor David and TWD and MINI competitor Chase Richardson, died Wednesday, June 7 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Mrs. Richardson was an Air Force veteran and volunteered her time throughout her Grayson County community, including at St. Joseph's Catholic Church and the Food Alliance, and by mailing thousands of Chrismas cards to military personnel serving overseas. In addition to David, she leaves behind a daughter, Melody.
Additionally, we have learmed that Murrell Richardson, David's father, is critically ill and has been hospitalized.
We extend our deepest sympathy to and concern for the Richardsons at this difficult time.