Today we lay to rest, James ‘Jim’ Richardson, age 77, of O’Fallon, Missouri. Jim passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Saint Louis, Missouri due to heart failure. He was born in Saint Louis, Missouri on October 16, 1942 and was placed in the Missouri orphans system where his parents, James and Theresa Kammermeyer (nee Gehringer), adopted him and showered him with love until they passed away.
Jim was a veteran of the United States Air Force and held a Ph.D in Economics from Kings College at The University of Cambridge in England.
James is survived by his son, Robin Richardson; his grandchildren, Ellie Richardson, Payton Richardson, and Briana Richardson. He will be dearly missed by many other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Richardson; his father, James William Kammermeyer Sr.; and his mother, Theresa Kammermeyer;
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals & Receptions,
837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, St. Peters, Missouri 63376 (636-875-1200). Mass will be at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 403 N. Main Street, O'Fallon, Missouri 63366. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made in James' name out to St. Jude Children Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Pl. Memphis, TN 38105.
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