Lynwood (Lynn) E. Richardson, age 88, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Mr. Richardson was born in Horry County, SC.  A son of the late Clyde Henry Richardson, Sr., and the late Nancy Glenn Chestnut Richardson. He was predeceased by three brothers and four sisters. Mr. Richardson was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in the Korean War. He had a love of antique cars, working with his hands and helping others. Mr. Richardson served as a longtime member of the Rotary Club of Lexington (SC) where he was president in 1982-83 and earned the distinction of becoming a Paul Harris Fellow. 


Mr. Richardson was the owner of Lexington Hi Fi, TV and Appliances where he formed many long-lasting friendships through the midlands of South Carolina.He retired to Waynesville, NC in the1990’s where he continued to impact the local community for many years through his work and membership in the Mountaineer Antique Auto Club.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lila R. Richardson; his son, Alan Richardson (Tricia) of Columbia, SC; his brotherGrady L. Richardson (Adelle) of Conway, SC; his three grandchildren Michelle Young (Rob), Samantha Collier, and Michael Richardson, all of Columbia, SC; three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pmat Sandhills Community Church, 3513 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC.   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation or Sandhill Community Church (

Funeral services will be 12:00 pm Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Sandhills Community Church, 3513 Hard Scrabble Road, Columbia, SC. Committal services, with military honors, will follow at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.