Vernon-Peter Thomas Richardson, 40, of Vernon passed away suddenly on August 13, 2020. Although he left us too soon, he has been reunited in Heaven with his brother, Todd Michael Richardson, who was his best friend.
Peter was born August 12, 1980 to Arthur "Buddy" Richardson Jr. and Kristine Richardson Ballou.
Peter lived his life on his own terms, always on the edge. His life accomplishments included ownership of Stampede Steakhouse, Prestige Pool and Spa Company, as well as Richardson Enterprises, a custom agricultural and Construction Company. Pete's true passion was racing. He grew up within a motocross family transitioning into racing sprint cars. One of Pete's proudest achievements was working long and hard to fund his sprint car career, as a member of Patriot Sprint Tour and the Empire Super Sprints. He was the 2019 Dash Series Champion and multi-times award winner of "Best Appearing car on the Patriot Sprint Tour.
Pete is survived by his mother and stepfather Kristine and Ed Ballou, father and stepmother Arthur "Buddy" and Dawn Richardson, two sisters, Emma and Clara, girlfriend Beth Macie and his best friends "Turbo" and "Otto".
A drive though viewing will be held at the Richardson Farms, located at 5959 Skinner Road, Vernon Center, NY, 13477 on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider making contributions in Peter's name to The Hemophilia Federation of America, 999 North Capital Street, NE, Suite 201, Washington, DC, 20002. Online condolences may be sent to maleckifuneralhome.com
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