Clifford Milton Richardson, 62, of 46 Summit Street, Springfield, Massachusetts departed this life on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Willimansett Center West Nursing Home in the Willimansett section of Chicopee. Born on Friday, July 6, 1956 in Springfield, Massachusetts, he was the son of Albert A. Richardson and Ida M. Greene. Clifford was educated in the Springfield public school system and remained a life-long resident of Springfield. He was a member of Gardner Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church. Clifford was preceded in death by his beloved mother Ida Mae (Greene) Richardson, his sister Gladys Ford, four brothers Jack Stewart, Carl Berry, Albert Richardson Jr. and Frederick Otis Richardson. He is survived by his father Albert A. Richardson of Ramer, Alabama; two sisters Naomia Releford of Conyers, GA and Gwendolyn (Faye) Lee ( and Alphonso) also of Ramer, AL; one brother Willie ( and Rosie) Shingles of Prattville, AL; two aunts Rebecca Smith and Lila Richardson; a special nephew Semaj Hunter whom he raised and a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends to cherish his memory.