Bryan Richardson


Bryan Anthony Richardson (aka Big Daddy, aka Slim, aka Big Rich), 44, of League City, Texas, passed away on September 3rd 2019, of natural causes.  The funeral services will be held at New Hope Church Friendswood Campus, 108 W. Edgewood Dr. Friendswood, TX. 77546 at 2:00 pm on Tuesday September 10th, 2019. Pastor Mike Cervantes of New Hope Church will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 10th, 2019 at 12:30 pm at New Hope Church- Friendswood.  Bryan was born in Houston, TX. on December 6th, 1974. He graduated from Pearland High School class of 93 and continued to receive an Associate’s degree from College of the Mainland in Criminal Justice and graduated Phi Theta Kappa. He was currently in pursuit of his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Houston Downtown.  Bryan married the love of his life, Josolin “Holly” Richardson on February 28th; they were married for over 22 years.  Bryan is survived by his wife Holly, his amazing children that he was so proud of son Brendan and girlfriend Nikki, daughter Grace, brother Mark Richardson, in-laws John and Jonda Bradley and Nick and Elaine Pattillo, brothers-in-law Seth Pattillo and wife Jennifer, Jeff Bradley and wife Deanna, Jason Bradley and girlfriend Gina, sisters-in-law Nikole Franklin, and Brittney Bradley, Nieces and Nephews: Christopher, Lauren, Jacqueline, Austin, Jordan, Katie, Bailey, Chloe, Abbie, Jackson, Anna, and Christopher R. along with many aunts, uncles, cousins and countless friends.  Bryan worked as the Police Sergeant for the City of Morgan’s Point Police Department for 11 ½ years. He enjoyed sporting events, collecting any and everything, being a member of the Chase N Moore Smoke BBQ cook-off team, organizing and attending any and all social events, hanging out on his patio, cooking for his family, and giving out world-famous Bryan hugs.  Bryan is preceded in death by parents John and Eileen Richardson, grandparents Edward and Willie Lee Richardson, grandparents Theodore and Mary Catherine Kreft.  Pallbearers: Joel Vincent, Drew Scroggins, Les Rose, Doug Talbott, Pat Harwell, Shawn Moore, Tim Luna, Cody Blalock.  Honorary pallbearers: Officer Jason Halik, Officer Kevin Lagana, Officer Roland Doyal, Officer Juan Saucedo.  In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to New Hope Church in memory of Bryan Richardson at 3640 County Rd 58 Manvel, TX. 77578 or  The family of Bryan Anthony Richardson wishes to thank all of the many families and friends, as well as the Morgan’s Point Police Association for the kind words and support provided during the family’s time of need.


  1. Holly and family, we are so sorry for your loss. I pray that you are wrapped in Gods loving arms during this time. Skip had the utmost respect for your husband and considered him a friend although they did not see each other often. Just knowing what kind of a man his was I pray that it will bring strength to your family. If Skip or I can help in any way please do not hesitate to call.

    Skip and Linda Young
  2. My sincere condolences at this most difficult time. Bryan was an incredible person and will be greatly missed….my thoughts and continued prayers for family and friends…we love you Bryan!!!

    The Martinez Family❤
  3. You’ll definitely be missed my friend. A true gentle giant, who had pure love for his family, friends and never met a stranger. I know you knew Jesus, so I know we’ll see one another again. I know you’re enjoying your time with your mom and dad. Until we all see one another again. Rest easy my friend.

    • We want to express our condolences to the Richardson family. May god bless you all during this time of healing! Love, Richard and Crystal Martinez

      Crystal Martinez
  4. Oh Holly (your children, friends and family) I can’t even begin to imagine what you are going through. The loss of Bryan is being felt all through Pearland and through the hearts of all of us who knew him and grew up with y’all. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you all. There are no words that can describe what we are all feeling. You and Bryan represented the love that so many of us desire and have searched for, for years. You two are truly inspiring. I love you girl.

    Janet Clements
  5. My prayers go out to his family You’re a good guy you’re going to be missed by everyone You are a great friend

    Robert Gentry
  6. My heart and prayers to Holly, his children, family, and friends for a loss to soon. Bryan was a kind soul and I remember his kindness to me in school. He will be missed by those who love him and those that have fond memories of him. Again I offer my deepest sympathy as you remember Bryan and the loving person he was.

    Michelle Browne
  7. My deepest condolences to you Holly and your family. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sharon Dickerson
  8. My prayers go out to you and your family Holly. I’m so sorry for your loss.

    Carrie King
  9. Lots of prayers for the Richardson and Kreft families. My deepest condolences to all of you and know that you are in my thoughts and prayers as you have to say goodbye to Bryan. I pray God will wrap his arms around all of you and bring you comfort during the difficult days ahead. Cherish all the wonderful memories and I know there are many of your time on earth with Bryan. He was one of a kind and will be missed by so many. Love and hugs to all of you.

    Margaret Sears Lykins
  10. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss. May God wrap you all in his loving arms and give you strength and understanding. May Bryan’s memories bring a smile to your face and peace to your hearts, now and always. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Mandy Peeples

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