Stephen Arthur Richardson

Stephen Arthur Richardson died peacefully at home on May 8, 2021.He was born August 5, 1954 in Nashua, NH to Rita and Harold Richardson who both predeceased him. He was raised in Milford NH and graduated from Milford Area Senior High School in 1972. Steve enlisted in the Navy and served 4 years on Active Duty, then many more years as a reservist, finally retiring as a Master Chief in 2002. He lived and worked in Springfield VA for many years and was actively involved in supporting many organizations in the community – Cub Scouts pack 1140, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue as a canteen driver volunteer, ECHO, Fairfax County CERT and his local homeowners’ association. He is survived by his loving sons, William (Julie) and Samuel, granddaughter Aleigh, sister Janice (Gary) Boutilier, brother Tim (Barb), and several cherished nieces and nephews. A graveside burial will be held on October 18 at Riverside Cemetery at 2 pm.

Donations in Steve’s memory can be made to GSVFD, 7011 Backlick Rd, Springfield VA 22150.