(Steubenville, Jefferson County, Ohio)
Wednesday, May 28, 2013
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the McClave-Chandler-Mills Funeral Home, downtown, for William O. Richards, 74, of 331 N. Third St. The Rev. George Crenshaw will officiate and burial will follow in Union Cemetery.
He died Tuesday in his home.
Mr. Richards operated a grocery store at the corner of Third and Dock streets for 10 years and was employed by Waterman Auto Wrecking until his retirement. He was a Presbyterian by faith.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Audrey McPherson Richards; two daughters, Mrs. Dale (Ruth) Parry and Mrs. John (DeDe) Foley, both of Steubenville; two sons, Samuel of Chester and William of Follansbee; a brother, Robert of Parma, Ohio; a sister, Mrs. Ruth Curtis of California, and 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was born Oct. 24, 1905, in Steubenville, a son of the late William G. and Ruth Jones Richards. He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 7-9 p.m. today and 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Thursday.
Contributed by Jackson Edward Wilson