Gus Fredricks Richardson, 89, of Burnet died March 17, 2010. He was born on September 22, 1920, in Houston.
He was in the Coast Guard for five years. For most of his life he was a machinist. Each morning he enjoyed waiting on a phone call from his son.
Then he was off to McDonalds to have coffee with the morning coffee club.
Survivors include his son Harold Richardson of Georgia and grandson Blake Lee Richardson of Alabama.
He was preceded in death by his wife Daisy in 1999 and three sisters.
A graveside service was Sunday at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park in Burnet with the Rev. Rodney McGee officiating.
Arrangements were by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 E. Polk St. in Burnet, (512) 756-2222.