ZEBULON - Johnny Willard Richardson, 62, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at Wake Med. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 W. Gannon Avenue, Zebulon.

He was born in Wake County to the late Willard Upton Richardson and Matred Bell Carter Richardson. He served in the U. S. Navy and was a member of Hephzibah Baptist Church. He was a retired truck driver and fork lift operator with Square D.

Surviving: brothers, Kenneth R. Richardson (Diane), Tommy D. Richardson, all of Zebulon ; several nieces and nephews.

Flowers accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.

Arrangements by L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale.

Condolences to the family may be made at under Obituaries.