Nicholaus Edwin Richardson was born November 15, 1972, to Mary Richardson and Milton Faggett of Longview, Texas.
Nick graduated from Longview High School where he was a prominent player on the Lobos football team as a defensive end. He attended Trinity Valley Community College where he played football until his injury during a game, but he went on to achieve an associate degree in Criminal Justice.
Nick gave his life to God later in life and united with the Unity Tabernacle House of Faith under the coverage of Bishop Stanley Lawson, where he was an active member of the choir.
He is preceded in death by his brothers, Dennis Faggett of Longview and Daryl Faggett of Greenville, Texas.
Nick leaves to cherish his memories: his wife of 25 years, Shemika Arthur Richardson; their union was blessed with five children, Whitney Sowell (Markis) of Longview, Texas, LaVelirena Morgan (Reggie) of Longview, Texas, Nicholaus Richardson, Jr., of Athens, Texas, Ebonee Richardson (Keshawn) of Longview, Texas, and Akeeya Richardson of Longview, Texas; one grandson, Omari Howard; siblings, Evette Richardson of Longview, Texas, Keith Richardson of Longview, Texas, Tony Richardson (Achilla) of Longview, Texas, Teresa Faggett (Bobby) of Calumet City, IN, Charles Faggett (Erica) of Longview, Texas, land Micheal Miller of Virginia; special aunts, Princess Burks of Lakeport, Texas, and Sylvia Daniels (Don) of Longview, Texas; dear friend, Amell Morin of Marshall, Texas; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family, and friends.