He is survived by his wife, Debra Lynn (Petrow) Richards, sons, Clifford W. Richards of Uniontown, and Roger R. Richards of McKeesport, step-children, Barbara and Richard Perkins of Uniontown and Judy Petrow of Boston, granddaughter, Connie Korp, brothers, Frank Richards of White Oak and Edwin (Carlene) Richards of Port Vue, sisters, Ellen Coulter of Pittsburgh and Gladys Young of West Mifflin, and nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Giatroudakis, and Norma Price, and brothers, Melvin, Robert and Ronald Richards. Friends are welcome Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday at 8 pm. The Rev. Jack Piper will be officiating. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published September 23, 2019.