Roadtec's Jeffrey Lee Richmond Sr. Passes Away at 60

Tue July 12, 2016 - National Edition

Jeffrey Lee Richmond Sr.
Jeffrey Lee Richmond Sr.

Jeffrey Lee Richmond Sr., 60, of Chattanooga, passed away June 30, 2016, surrounded by his wife and sons while on a family vacation in Charleston, S.C.

Born on Nov. 6, 1955, in Aurora, Ill., Mr. Richmond had lived in Chattanooga since 1966.

He was employed with Roadtec Inc., a division of Astec Industries Inc. for the past 20 years having served as president of the company since April 2004. He thoroughly enjoyed his career and considered Roadtec his second family.

He is survived by his wife, Julie Richmond; two sons, Jeffrey Lee Richmond Jr., and his wife, Phaedra, of Ooltewah, Tenn., and Michael Richmond and his wife, Julie, of Yorkville, Ill.; parents, Gerald and Norma Richmond of Ooltewah; brother, Dale Richmond and his wife, Cyndie of Fairport Harbor, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Nothing brought Mr. Richmond greater joy than bringing doughnuts and spending time with his six grandchildren, Raelyn, Elijah, Haley, Leo, Lyla and Levi.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.