James E. Richardson, 84 of Harrisburg, passed peacefully on January 7, 2017. He was the son of the late Albert Holten and Martha Sperman. James was a US Army Veteran and retired from Harrisburg Housing Authority. He enjoyed jazz, music and the theater. James leaves to celebrate his life his wife, Lillie Richardson, children Shnice Newsome, Martha Richardson, Ethel Alton, Darlene Harmon, Antonio and Andre Broadie, siblings Richard Richardson, Genie, Alma and Stanley Holton, 32 grand and numerous great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.