Former Panthers Stadium President Jon Richardson has died after a lengthy battle with cancer, a source confirmed to the Observer on Tuesday afternoon.
Richardson, 53, was the oldest son of Carolina Panthers owner/founder Jerry Richardson. He served as the Panthers Stadium LLC President from the team's inception until his resignation in 2009.
Richardson and his brother, Mark, resigned unexpectedly from high-ranking positions with the team in 2009. The brothers remained part of the ownership group, but had kept a low profile with the organization since their resignations.
Jon Richardson had successfully battled cancer while he worked for the Panthers.
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