Bill D. Richardson, 81, died Sept. 16, 2013, at Harper Hospital, Harper. He was born July 9, 1932, in Belle Plaine, the son of Leslie Martin and Velma Donelda Brooks Richardson.

A Pratt resident since 1971, coming from Belle Plaine, he was a retired auto body repairman, formerly with Lanterman Motors. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, American Legion and VFW, all in Pratt.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

On March 12, 1955, he married Shirley K. Brown, who died Jan. 10, 1981. On Nov. 30, 1983, he married Linda Lee Elving. She died June 30, 2009.

Survivors include: four sons, Corby, Harper, Greg and friend Ruth, Attica, Leslie and wife Julie, Iowa, and Bill and wife Lisa, Great Bend; two daughters, Rhonda Morton and Julie Agnew and husband Jim, all of Harper; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Belle Plaine Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Ayres-Calbeck Mortuary.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice, in care of the mortuary.