On January 3, 1961 Mark was born to the late Cephas Richardson and Reba Richardson Jackson. He was born in Chester, PA., Mark was the youngest son of 22 children. He received his education in the Chester Upland School District. He also attended Cheyney University and Rets Electronics.
Mark blossomed into a young handsome strong man. His eyes caught a beautiful young lady named Crystal Murray. This attraction lead to wedding bells. From this union, there came two daughters and one son: Ashley, Omar, and Baby Brittany.
Mark was employed at several jobs: George W. Hill Correctional Prison, Local 413, and later became self-employed.
Mark grew up at True Light Church of God in Christ under the leadership of the late Pastor Ralph Lee and Mother Lee and the late William Gibbs. Mark was a faithful member of Sunday school and the youth department. Later in 1973 Mark became a member of Christian Tabernacle Church of God in Christ under the leadership of Bishop R.T. Jones Jr. where he sung in the choir. Mark enjoyed singing, playing football, wrestling, traveling, and coordinating Villanova University Campus events. Mark also had a passion for working out at Planet Fitness and LA Fitness.
On Tuesday June 5, 2018, Mark took his wings and transitioned to a new home. He was proceeded in death by both of his parents; Cephas A. Richardson Sr. and Reba Richardson Jackson; his brothers: Cephas A. Jr., Perry M., McKinley W. Richardson. Also, his sisters: Mary Ann Lane, Diane Bradley, Carrie Meachem, and Della Lane.
Mark leaves many precious memories with his family; His beautiful wife Crystal of 33 years, his Beautiful daughters Ashley and Baby Brittney and his Handsome son Omar Richardson. His brothers: Walter Lane of Wilmington, DE, Lonnie Richardson(Delma), Gable Richardson, Roy Richardson, Tony Richardson, David Richardson Sr. (Detrice), all of Chester, PA. Sisters: Eva Word of Philadelphia, PA, Ruth Richardson of Chester PA, Shirley Truitt of Wilmington, DE, Hortenisa Richardson, Rose Richardson of Chester, PA, Lisa Bailey(Roosevelt) of Claymont, DE. Two uncles: Robert Lane(Anna) of Chester, PA, Ronnie Lane (Linda)of Philadelphia, PA. His extended family Mr. and Mrs. Bradford Murray of Chester, PA, Sister-in-laws’ Faith Barnett of Chester, PA, Kathryn McMillian of Newark, DE, Tonya Bass(Michel) of Swedesboro, NJ.
Mark legacy continues with two grandson Darrin “DJ”, Ashton Richardson, one granddaughter Omariee. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins and a best friend, Bobby Kersey.