NORLINA — Larry White Richardson, 88, died on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021, at Maria Parham Rehab. He was a Johnston County native, born to the late Macon and Lizzie Richardson. He was also preceded in death by a son, Larry Craig Richardson; and his sister, Evelyn R. Massey.

Mr. Richardson was a member of the Wise Baptist Church and was a truck driver for Signal Delivery and Sears, where he was awarded the Safe Driving Award for transporting over 1 million miles with no mishap. He was also an avid motorcyclist

The Revs. Mark Richardson and Bobby Richardson will conduct graveside services at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Warren Dale Cemetery in Norlina.

He is survived by his wife, Mamie A. Richardson; his children, Jacqueline R. Pulley and husband, Rex, of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Wanda R. Wahrman and husband, Russell, of Clayton and the Rev. Mark Richardson and wife, Ellen, of Siler City; his brother, Robert Macon “Bobby” Richardson and wife, Carolyn, of Wendell; his grandchildren, Dustin Richardson and wife, Emily, Jordan Short and husband, Daniel, and Morgan Richardson; and his great-grandchildren, Landon Richardson, Natalie Richardson and Claire Elizabeth Short.

Flowers are acceptable, any memorials should be directed to the Wise Baptist Church Building Fund.

Arrangements are by Blaylock Funeral Home in Warrenton. Online condolences may be made at

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