Richard L. Householder

November 26, 1930June 9, 2013

Householder, Richard Lee, age 82, of South Knoxville went to be with the Lord, Sunday June 9, 2013. Mr. Householder was a graduate of Young High School and attended the University of Tennessee. He was an avid UT fan and served as an usher for UT football games for 50 years. Mr. Householder was a faithful member of Meridian Baptist Church. He retired as manager of Fulton Employee Credit Union and later worked for the Knox News Sentinel Credit Union. Mr. Householder was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was an avid gardener, golfer and sports fan. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Anna Mae Householder; brother, Glenn Householder; sister, Malissa H. Davis and grandson, Daniel Fletcher. Survived by wife of 46 years, Barbara “Bobbie” Householder; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael Richard and Jacque Householder, Jeffrey Lynn and Alexis Ann Householder; stepson and daughter-in-law, Stan and Susan Fletcher; stepson Chuck Fletcher; brother Doug Householder; grandchildren: Jessica Moore, Lakin, Cassandra, and Tabitha Householder, Patrick, Katie and Timothy Fletcher, Chelsea F. Peterson, Brittney Hernandez, Waymon Logan, Kate Jenkins, Larry Holden and Allison Lakin; 5 great grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00pm, Thursday June 13, 2013 at Meridian Baptist Church. The funeral service will follow at 7:00pm, Rev. Dana Fachman officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15am Friday, June 14th at Berry Funeral Home, Chapman Highway to travel in procession to Meridian Cemetery for the 11:00am graveside service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Meridian Baptist Church, 6513 Chapman Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920. Condolences may be offered at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 13, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2013

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Gary Overton

June 14, 2013

He will always be in my thoughts.

Mara Martin

June 13, 2013

Jeff & Ann,
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family at this time. May God give you comfort in your hearts... Thinking of you both!

Waymon Logan

June 13, 2013

To the only granddaddy I have ever know I love you and I miss you very much.

Brenda (Childers) Underwood

June 13, 2013

Bobbie, so sorry for your loss. May God grant you a peace that only He can do. You are in my prayers.

Bruce & Sue Jarnagin

June 13, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Mike Hueser

June 13, 2013

Chuck, so sorry for you and your family's loss. I wish I could have come to visitation. Your in my prayers.

June 12, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of your family's loss.
A donation was made to Meridian Baptist Church in honor of Richard Householder.

Hicks & Ingle Corporation
Knoxville, TN

June 12, 2013

We are deeply sadden by the passing of Mr. Householder and extend our prayers for the family. Andrew and Avis Evans and Tommy and Philip Evans

Tina (Hatcher) Eastridge

June 12, 2013

Bobbie, so sorry to hear this about Richard. He was one of my most favorite people at Meridian! You'll be in my prayers.

Joe Whitehead

June 12, 2013

Jeff, I'm sorry about the loss of your father.You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Joe and Nancy Whitehead