Thomas F. Richardson

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Thomas F. Richardson

Garden City, KS - Thomas F. Richardson, 80, died Saturday, October 9, 2021 at his home in Garden City, Kansas. He was born December 1, 1940 in Hutchinson, Kansas the son of Robert E. & Bette Jean Richardson.

Tom lived in various places throughout the state of Kansas and has been a resident of Garden City since 1995. After high school, Tom attended and graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and from the University of Washburn Law School. He began his working career in private practice as an attorney. He later became a Municipal Judge, an Administrative Law Judge, a District Court Judge, and most recently as a Special Administrative Law Judge. Tom was a member of the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas Golf Association in which he served on the Board of Directors, rated golf courses, and officiated countless golf tournaments. He loved to spend his time playing golf and was an avid reader.

On December 26, 1997, he married Mary Wehkamp in Scott City, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include two sons Robert Austin Richardson of Avon, Colorado and Benjamin Thomas & wife Erika Richardson of Augusta, Kansas; a sister Jody Carner of Decatur, Georgia; three Grandchildren Olivia, Emma & Elise Richardson; and two nieces Rebecca & Rachael. Tom is preceded in death by his parents and an Aunt Maralee Brackelsberg.

A private family service will be held at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to Friends of Buffalo Dunes Foundation or to the Finney County Humane Society, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Condolences may be emailed at garnandfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements by: Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th St., Garden City, Kansas 67846

620-276-3219

Posted online on October 13, 2021

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Obituaries in Garden City, KS | The Garden City Telegram

Thomas F. Richardson

Garnand Funeral Home

Thomas F. Richardson

Garden City, KS - Thomas F. Richardson, 80, died Saturday, October 9, 2021 at his home in Garden City, Kansas. He was born December 1, 1940 in Hutchinson, Kansas the son of Robert E. & Bette Jean Richardson.

Tom lived in various places throughout the state of Kansas and has been a resident of Garden City since 1995. After high school, Tom attended and graduated from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas and from the University of Washburn Law School. He began his working career in private practice as an attorney. He later became a Municipal Judge, an Administrative Law Judge, a District Court Judge, and most recently as a Special Administrative Law Judge. Tom was a member of the Kansas Bar Association and the Kansas Golf Association in which he served on the Board of Directors, rated golf courses, and officiated countless golf tournaments. He loved to spend his time playing golf and was an avid reader.

On December 26, 1997, he married Mary Wehkamp in Scott City, Kansas. She survives. Other survivors include two sons Robert Austin Richardson of Avon, Colorado and Benjamin Thomas & wife Erika Richardson of Augusta, Kansas; a sister Jody Carner of Decatur, Georgia; three Grandchildren Olivia, Emma & Elise Richardson; and two nieces Rebecca & Rachael. Tom is preceded in death by his parents and an Aunt Maralee Brackelsberg.

A private family service will be held at a later date. There will be no calling hours. The family suggests memorials given to Friends of Buffalo Dunes Foundation or to the Finney County Humane Society, both in care of Garnand Funeral Home of Garden City. Condolences may be emailed at garnandfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements by: Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th St., Garden City, Kansas 67846

620-276-3219

Posted online on October 13, 2021