Former Fire Chief to be laid to rest Friday

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A former Fire Chief for Panama City will be laid to rest Friday.

Robert Richardson worked for the Panama City Fire Department for 30 years, 20 of which he served as the city's Fire Chief.

Richardson passed away earlier this month and his funeral and visitation will be held Friday.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m. at First Baptist Church on Grace Avenue with the funeral starting at 11 a.m.

After the service, a procession will take Richardson will to Evergreen Memorial Gardens.