He was a retiree of GM Parma plant. He loved fishing, traveling, and being with family. He was a member of Fuller Road Community Church.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Jeanne; son, Mark; three granddaughters; seven great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; sisters, Louise Yeager, Shirley Richardson; and three beloved sister-in-law's, Kathy, Dean, and Jo; and lots of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly; his parents, Coy and Oval Richards; brothers, Jim, Bunk and Bill; sisters, Glads and Eloise; and his beloved father-in-law, James Marks.
Memorial service will be held at Fuller Road Community Church, at 5 P.M., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. His body was donated to Case Western Reserve University.