Born in Tupperville, son of the late William and Helen (McDiarmid) Richards. Beloved husband of Dianne (Johnson) Richards. Loving father of Tim & Melanie, Mike & Angie, Dave & Tammy and Brenda. Cherished grandpa of Kelsey, Benjamin, Tiffany (Greg), Greg, Tyler and Colin. Proud great grandpa of Gabriella, Kalen, Auctavia and Cassidy. Dear brother of Lorna & Mac MacEachern, Donna & Dave Jones and Phil & Janet Richards. Sadly missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by daughter Tracey.
The Richards family will receive friends at the Badder Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 679 North St., Dresden on Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and Thursday from 12 p.m until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Interment in Blackburn Cemetery.
If desired, donations may be made to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society or the Gideons. Online donations or condolences may be left at www.badderfuneralhome.com.