Mallory D. Richardson Sr. was born on Nov. 12, 1966, in Sumter, to the late Jerry Dunham and Rudine Richardson Green.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Mallory "Lil' Mallory" Richardson; stepfather, Leroy Green; a brother, Tyrone Richardson; and two sisters, Anitra D. Green and Kathy D. Benjamin.

He departed this earthly life on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Chester, Pennsylvania.

He leaves to cherish his loving memory: a son, Mallory Richardson; three brothers, Jasper (Gwenevere) Green, Daryl (Nikosha) Dunham and Tyrone Dunham; stepmother, Rosa Humes Dunham; godmother, Lorraine Payne; special friend, Juanita Plaza; and a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 182 S. Pike St. East, Sumter, with the Rev. Auriel Hill, pastor, and the Rev. Vernon Holland officiating.

A public viewing will be held from 1 to 6 p.m. today at the mortuary.

The family is receiving friends at 21 Gerald St., Sumter.

Services entrusted to Whites Mortuary LLC.