Judy Mehaffy Richmond
July 1, 1948 ~ February 5, 2023
Fort Worth, TX
Resided in: Arlington, TX
Judy Mehaffy Richmond, 74, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023 in Arlington, Texas.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Saturday, February 11, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1200 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington. Interment: Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth. Visitation: 6-8 p.m. Friday, February 10, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brite Divinity School (affiliated with TCU) or Trinity United Methodist Church in Arlington.
Judy was born on July 1, 1948 in Fort Worth, Texas to Carl Poe Mehaffy Jr. and Jacqueline Howell Mehaffy. She married B.J. Richmond lll on November 19, 1970. She received her Masters degree from Brite Divinity School. Judy retired after 28 years of service teaching with the FWISD, St. Lukes, Carter Park Elementary and Oakridge. She loved children and enjoyed her time teaching.
Judy was a breast cancer survivor having battled cancer in 2001. She graduated Seminary School in 2007 and served with four churches. She had a servants heart and was a caregiver; sharing whatever she could with others. She loved her church and was passionate about helping those in need. Judy was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Arlington.
Judy always had a smile on her face and lit up any room she entered. She never met a stranger and treated everyone equally. Her positive attitude was equally cherished. Judy loved parties and entertaining people.
Judy enjoyed knitting and reading. She loved to shop and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren taking them shopping. She dearly loved her family and especially loved doting on her grandchildren. Judy loved bright colors and drove a yellow Bug. She enjoyed listening to 60’s classic rock, country music and Christmas music. She loved Christmas which was her favorite holiday. Her openness, warmth and positivity will be missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Kay Sherman.
Survivors: Husband, B.J. Richmond; sons, Pat Richmond and wife, Dawn, and Jay Richmond; grandchildren, Taryn, Reid and Ava.
Funeral Service: February 11, 2023 10:00 am
Trinity United Methodist Church
1200 West Green Oaks Boulevard
Arlington, TX 76013
Graveside Service: February 11, 2023 12:00 pm
701 Grand Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76164