Thomas "Tom" J. Richardson

November 20, 1948 ~ December 18, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Thomas "Tom" Richardson Obituary

Richardson, Thomas “Tom” age 75 of Tipp City, Ohio passed away Monday, December 18, 2023. Tom was born on November 20, 1948 in Dayton, Ohio to the late Joe B. and Dorothy {Rensch} Richardson. He is preceded in death by his parents, husband Thomas “Tommy” Might, and brother-in-law Bob Bocko. He is survived by his daughter Julie (Jim) Medley of Columbus, Ohio, sister Nancy Bocko of Vandalia, Ohio, niece Melissa Sass and family of Dayton, Ohio. Also surviving are grandchildren Leigha (Josh) Herrmann of Englewood, Ohio, Hailey (Patrick) McCauley of Englewood, Ohio, Libby (Derek Lee) Massengale of Huber Heights, Ohio and five great grandchildren.

Tom retired after 30 years of service with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. He loved and owned many award winning classic cars. Tom spent most every Friday evening at the Stage Door with his wonderful lifelong core group of friends in the LGBTQA community. He loved spending time with his neighbor and friend, Art. Tom was highly interested in politics and frequently volunteered at the polls.

A private Celebration of Life for friends and family to be held at Harrison’s Restaurant, Tipp City. Inurnment at Dayton Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, condolences may be made in Tom’s memory to the family or Humane Society of Greater Dayton, 1661 Nicholas Road, Dayton, OH 45417.  Arrangements have been entrusted to FRINGS AND BAYLIFF FUNERAL HOME, 327 W. Main St. Tipp City, Ohio 45371. Online condolences may be expressed at

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1661 Nicholas Road, Dayton OH 45417


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