MAYESVILLE - Robert Lee Richardson, widower of Margie Lee Richardson, was born on Sept. 20, 1934, in Mayesville, to the late Elijah and Lena McClary Richardson.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Irvin Marshall; and a sister, Janie L. Richardson.

Robert departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Columbia.

Robert leaves to cherish his loving memories: a son, Harrel (Mable) Marshall Sr.; three daughters, the Rev. Sammie L. Marshall, Yvonne M. Carter and Rebecca Singletary; two stepdaughters, the Rev. Vermelle (Leroy) Humes and Delores (Isaac) Davis; 16 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Lee Lawson and Elizabeth Nedd; two brothers, James Richardson and Otis (Hennie) Richards; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 136 Main St., Mayesville, with Minister Othan Franklin, pastor. Interment will follow at Mayesville Community Cemetery.

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

The family is receiving at the residence, 3965 Fourth St., Mayesville.

Services entrusted to Whites Mortuary LLC of Sumter.