Juell R. (Dick) Richardson, 76, the retired owner of a restaurant and a used-car business in Hillside, Md., died of a lung ailment Jan. 24 at Prince George's General Hospital.

Mr. Richardson, who lived in Hyattsville, was born in Star, N.C. He moved to the Washington area in 1925. He worked for Peoples Drug stores and the Dr. Scholl Co. in Baltimore until 1939, when he became the owner of the Senate Inn, a restaurant and nightclub in Hillside. He operated that business until he retired in 1979. From the early 1950s until about 1973, he also owned Richardson's Used Cars in Hillside.

Mr. Richardson was a past president of the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Prince George's County and a life member of the Elks, the Moose Lodge and the Hillside Volunteer Fire Department. He also was a member of the Lanham United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine, of Hyattsville; two sons, Jimmy, of Manassas, Va., and Bobby, of Edgewater, Md.; a daughter, Linda Brannon of Mitchellville, Md.; a brother, Leo, of Lumberton, N.C.; three sisters, Bonnye Jackson of Atlanta, Edna Estes of Charlotte, N.C., and Marie Edwards of Murfreesboro, N.C.; 13 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.