Bingley G. Richardson, Sr.’s Funeral Info

Download PDF

Former Senate President – the late Bingley G. Richardson, Sr. – to lie in state at the Capitol Building

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of former Senate President Bingley G. Richardson, Sr., who died on Friday May 27, 2017. Senator Richardson served in the 17th 18th and 20th Legislatures.

The viewing and funeral service arrangements for Senator Richardson are as follows:

  • Memorial tributes and reflections will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall; St Thomas.
  • Senate President Richardson will Lie in State for public viewing on Friday, June 9, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.
  • The funeral service will be on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Christchurch Methodist Church Market Square.
  • Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 3.

Anyone wishing to send condolences and tributes to the family should do so no later than Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 12:00 Noon. Letters of condolences and tributes can be e-mailed to

Please join Senate President Myron D. Jackson and the 32nd Legislature in expressing condolences to the family and friends of the late Senator Bingley G. Richardson, Sr. Let us remember to keep the family in our prayers.