• Jon Richardson, son of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, dies at 53

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jul 17, 2013
    Jon Richardson, the son of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was 53 years old. Richardson, 53, was the oldest son of Carolina Panthers owner/founder Jerry Richardson. Much like his father, Jon Richardson was a man of the people. Former Panthers Stadium President Jon Richardson has passed away at age 53, a source confirmed to the Observer on Tuesday afternoon. I have very fond memories of Jon Richardson from my days covering the Panthers for The Charlotte Observer. In June, Jerry Richardson, in addition to donating $10 million for naming rights to UNC Charlotte’s football stadium, endowed a scholarship in Jon’s name to the university. Apparently, Fridays also were slow for guys that run NFL stadiums because I used to bump into Jon at the gym.
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    • Remembering Jon Richardson

      Some very sad news out of Charlotte this afternoon. Jon Richardson, the son of Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 53. I have very fond memories of Jon Richardson from my days covering the Panthers…
      Source: ESPN.com

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