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610 S. Duncan St.
Stillwater, OK 74074
Phone: (405) 372-5550
Fax: (405) 372-5608
Paul Richardson

Paul Ernest Richardson

Saturday December 29, 1934 - Monday February 15, 2021
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Obituary

Paul Ernest Richardson, 86 and longtime Stillwater resident, passed away on February 15, 2021. His Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at strode Funeral Home Chapel. Strode Funeral Home and Cremation is in charge of the arrangements.

Paul was born on December 29, 1934 in Covington, KY to Charles and Hilda (Marsh) Richardson. He married Alice Mistler on May 3, 1958 in Covington. The following year their daughter, Ruth Anne, was born in Covington, KY.

He was truly a lifelong learner. Paul attended Beechwood School in Fort Mitchell, KY from kindergarten through 12th grade and has kept up with some of those classmates through the years.

Paul went on to graduate from the University of Kentucky with a BA in Secondary Education in 1957. He taught Biology at Erlanger Lloyd High School from 1957 to 1959 and Covington Holmes High School from 1959 to 1962, he then earned Master’s degrees (M.Ed., MAT and MS) from the Universities of North Carolina and Cincinnati from 1962 through 1966. He completed his formal education with a PH. D in Botany from the University of Cincinnati in 1968. After that graduation, they moved to Stillwater, OK in August 1968 where he taught at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Botany and Microbiology until his retirement in 1992.

In his retirement Paul and Alice enjoyed many OLLI classes at OSU.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Hilda, and brother, Delton.

Paul is survived by his wife, Alice and daughter, Ruth Fillmore and her husband, Kirk; sisters, Leva Lessure and Elizabeth Richardson; nieces, Carol Lessure and Pam Richardson and nephews, Harold Lessure and Dean Richardson and their families.

The family feels the best memorial would be to think of him when you enjoy some of the many things he did, especially a fondness for classic autos, piano jazz and field trips though woods and native plant sites.

We also want to thank the Karman Legacy Hospice for the wonderful attention he received from that staff during the period he was in their care.

Condolences may be sent to the family and an online obituary viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.
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    Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Strode Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    610 South Duncan Street
    Stillwater, OK 74074
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Andrew Mort

Posted at 07:02pm
I have fond memories of Paul who I met shortly after arriving in Stillwater in 1981. I remember receptions at his and Alice's house and listening to the jazz he, and I liked. I always think of him, and Alice when I pass by the house on Western.
Andrew Mort,
Regents Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
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winston shindell

Posted at 10:48am
Alice and family,
I was so sorry to hear of Paul's death. The two of you have a very special place in my book of memories when I think about Oklahoma State and the OSU Student Union. I fondly remember the laughter and the many conversations that all of us enjoyed together.
Again, my condolence to you. All of you remain in my thoughts and prayers as you continue the journey together.

Winston Shindell
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