He was born in Newberry, Michigan on January 14, 1941 to the late Sanford and Isabell (LaFnear) Richards.
Mr. Richards worked as a logger in the big timber of Washington State, he was married to his wife Mary (Cole) Richards for 50 years, and was a member of the Potter’s House Church in Celina, TN.
Surviviors include: wife: Mary Richards – Celina, TN, 4 Sons: James (Caroline) Richards – Deerpark, Washington, David Richards – Celina, TN, Andrew (Leslie) Richards – Celina, TN, and Michael (Nicole) Richards – Oldtown, Idaho, Brother: Bro. Robert Skeans, 13 Grandchildren: James, Justin, Jeffery, Jacob, Julia Richards, Evan, Stephanie, Kristen Richards
Leah, Nicholas, Ruby, Shelby, Shane Richards and 2 Great Grandchildren: Riley James Richards and Jaelee Ann Richards.
He is preceded in death by parents: Sanford and Isabell (LaFnear) Richards and grand daughter: Jessica Lynn Richards.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 11:00 AM from the Potter's House Church in Celina, TN. with Robert Roberts officiating. The family has chosen cremation after the funeral service.