He was born in Fort Worth, Texas on July 21, 1953 to Edward Stephen and Lola Grace (Cox) Richardson. He grew up in Carrollton and Farmers Branch and graduated from R.L. Turner High School in 1970. He went on to attend Art School. He worked as a salesman in the Metal Fabrication Industry.
He is survived by his mother, Lola Grace Dyer; brother, Eddie Mack Richardson and sisters: Elizabeth Ann Vacek and Grace Largent.
He is preceded in death by his father, Edward Richardson and brother, Steven Richardson.