Dallas Joseph Richardson
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Dallas Joseph Richardson, age 62 of Bay View NB, announce his passing on Thursday November 7, 2019 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Sussex, Kings Co., NB, he was the son of the late Dallas Warren and Barbara (Cook) Richardson. Dallas had worked at the Saint John Dry dock until its closure, then drove school bus for District 8 and most recently was a custodian at the St. Martins School.
Dallas is survived by his wife Krisann (Hopey) Richardson, 2 children; Tisha Richardson of St. Martins and D. Conrad Richardson of St. Martins,2 sisters; Shelley Watson (Trevor) of Damascus, NB and Kitty Gauthier (Randy)of Damascus, NB.
Dallas is also survived by brother-in-law Stephen (Laverne) Hopey, nephews Shawn Hopey and Travis Watson, nieces Shelley Dort (Nathan), and Ashley Hopey, great nephew Jaden Dort, and great niece Jenessa Dort. Dallas also had many aunts, uncles and cousins that are saddened by his passing.
Dallas had great appreciation for music, playing the guitar, and writing a song about St.Martins. Dallas was involved with the St. Martins Gun Club, St. Martins Lions Club, and volunteering with the Canada Games . Hanging out at Cedar Camp was a family favorite where Dallas could often be found.
The students that he drove on bus # 44, or got to see everyday at St. Martins school, were the favorite part of his job. He talked about them daily.
Our family would like to thank all of you for your words of encouragement, your prayers,and your offers of support during this difficult time.
To the nurses of 3C South and 3B North, thank you!
Arrangements have been entrusted to Reid’s Funeral Home (506-832-5541) Hampton, NB, Visitation will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Tuesday November 12, 2019, at the St. Martins Baptist Church, 211 Main St., St. Martins, NB from where a celebration of Dallas’s life will be held on Wednesday November 13 2019, at 11:00 am.
No flowers by request of the family, donations in memory of Dallas may be made to the St. Martins School or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Personal condolences to the family and memorial donations may be made through ReidsFH.com
"The song is ended, but the melody lingers on." ( Irving Berlin. )