James Michael Richardson

Mr. James Michael Richardson, better known as “Mike”, 66, of Lansing, N.C., died Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center.

Mr. Richardson was born November 3, 1952, to the late James and Danish Brooks Richardson.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Russell; and nephew, Gary Barr.

Mike was the owner and operator of Richardson’s Air Cooled Engines and was known as one of the best mechanics in the county. He never met a stranger. Mike was a member of Tuckerdale Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018, at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by Elder Fred Richardson, Minister Danny Miller and the Rev. Tommy Dollar. The family will receive friends from 3 until 5 p.m., prior to the service.

Mr. Richardson is survived by his wife, Carolyn Richardson; daughters, Molly Richardson and boyfriend, Brian Williams, and Mandy Richardson and fiancée, Benjie Patton; son, Jesse Richardson and girlfriend, Tiffany Shatley; grandchildren, Landon Calhoun, Alston Elliott, Maddox Williams, Beau Patton and Jace Williams; nephews, Mark Roper and Chris Fink; niece, Teresa Fink; sister-in-law, Diane Tedder and Father-in-law Bynum Richardson and fiancée Ardene Testerman.

You may send and view email condolences at www.badgerfuneralhome.com

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.