Willey C. Richardson, 79, of Orange, passed away Saturday, May 25, at The Medical Center of Southeast Texas in Port Arthur. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 29, at Claybar Funeral Home Chapel in Orange. Officiating will be Pastor Ruth Burch of Harvest Chapel Church in Orange. Burial will follow at Arcola Cemetery in Roseland, La. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Born on July 16, 1933, Willey was the son of Clarence and Leona (Mack) Richardson. Willey was a tree surgeon at Blume System. He enjoyed watching sports; especially his favorite football team, the Dallas Cowboys.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Nadine Richardson; sisters, Jewel Raffaele and Carolyn Wright; and brother, Bobby Richardson.

Willey is survived by his sons, Willey Richardson, Jr. and wife, Linda, Ben Richardson and wife, JoAnn, all of Orange; and grandchildren, Jessica Richardson, Julia Richardson, Shelbie Bell and Michael Bruene.

He is also survived by his siblings, David Richardson, Wanda Icary, Oscar Richardson and Betty Jo Chase.