Mr. Richard Easley passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022, 2:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606. MASK RECOMMENDED
Richard was a native of South Philadelphia and a resident of St. Petersburg for 20 years. He attended Barrett Jr. High, and Technical School for CNA and Dental Assistant. He was a member of The Clef Club, The Society Hill Playhouse in Philadelphia, The Musicians Local, and Pearl Williams-Jones Soul Trio. He was employed as a Musician and Actor at the Clef Club and Society Hill Playhouse in Philadelphia.
He was preceded in death by: his mother, Mammie Nichols Easley; father, James Easley; brothers, James, Carl, Albert, Angelo, Wallace, Vincent and Norman; sister, Violette; special friends, Dowell Smallwood, Sam Reed and Ben E. King.
Richard leaves to cherish his memory: his wife, Maxine Votee Robinson; 5 children, Dawn, Michelle, Richard, Paul, and Wendy; special friend, Joe Rutherford; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends, and community.