Donald Richard Partridge

Donald Richard Partridge


Mr. Donald Richard Partridge “Richard”, 85, passed away peacefully of natural causes on March 8, 2024, at his home in Jackson, Mississippi.  Richard was born in Omaha, Texas on February 14, 1939, and lived in Pittsburg, Texas for most of his early childhood.  Richard has been a resident of Jackson, Mississippi for most of his adult life.  

Mr. Partridge was a man of great vision and insight.  He was always artistic and had a strong entrepreneurial spirit.  He enjoyed designing, building, and turning his ideas into reality.  To his artistic nature and architectural credit, Richard held several process and utility patents.  Mr. Partridge leaves behind a distinguished business reputation and legacy that spans more than 50 years.  He has always been an integral pillar of the Mississippi business community.  He used his vision and grit to become the founder of multiple oil and gas, propane, real estate, and transportation related companies throughout the south.   

Richard was a very gentle and compassionate man.  He was well known for his kindness and generosity.  He directly touched and impacted the lives of countless people that were around him.  Those that knew him the best, knew that he valued honesty, integrity, dedication, and hard work.   His greatest passion and highest value were his love for his family and his love for Christ.  Richard will be greatly missed.   

Richard is survived by his loving wife Sherry Green Partridge; his children Charles Hubbard Partridge (Tammy), Paige Partridge Sullivan (Lavelle), and Pamela Partridge Morrison (Greg); his grandchildren Charles Hubbard Partridge II (Chase), Clayton Cook Weathersby, and Kelsey Beverly Weathersby, Anna Claire Cole, and Dillan Ferguson; his great-grandchild Carter Cook Martin ; and his brothers Larry Dean Partridge (Dot) and Charles Carroll Partridge (Linda).  He was best known by his grandchildren as “Pop Richard”.  

A visitation for Richard was held Tuesday, March 12, 2024, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Parkway Funeral Home, 1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157.  A funeral service was Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 2:00 PM, 1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157. Reverend Norris Ables will be officiating. A final resting place will occur at Parkway Memorial Cemetery, 1161 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157.  

Memorial tributes can be made as charitable donations to McClean Fletcher Grief Center and Mississippi Animal Rescue League.  

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