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Harold E. Richards
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1923
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 4, 1996
Macon County
Illinois, USA

DECATUR - Harold E. Richards, 73, of Decatur died 11:47 a.m. Monday (Nov. 4, 1996) in his residence.

Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday in Macon County Memorial Park, Harristown. Arrangements are by Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home. Memorials: Fair Havens Christian Home.

Mr. Richards was born Oct. 19, 1923, son of Leo and Viola McNeely Richards. He was retired from A.E. Staley Mfg. Co. where he had been building supervisor of No. 12 and No. 26 buildings. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Pearl Peacher on July 18, 1944.

Surviving are his wife; daughters, Sharon Walker, Wilma Tortorice and husband Joe and Kathy Ring and husband Stephen, all of Decatur; Robin Curry and husband James of Fairview Heights; sons, Harold E. ''Bud'' Richards Jr. and wife Carolyn of Eldon, Mo.; Marty Richards and wife Hilda of Wichita Falls, Texas; parents of Decatur; brothers, Bill Richards and wife Judith of Ramona, Calif.; Robert Richards and wife Rosemary of Decatur; sisters, Elaine Curd and husband Ken of Victorville, Calif.; Shirley Vernon and husband Clarence and Wilma Miller and husband Jerry, all of Decatur; 16 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one son, Terry Richards, and one granddaughter, Sherry Richards.

Herald & Review (Decatur, IL)
Date: November 6, 1996
Page: A7
Record Number: 11069625
Copyright, 1996, Herald & Review, Decatur, IL 
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  Leo E Richards (1900 - 1997)
  Viola A McNeely Richards (1901 - 1997)
  Pearl Peacher Richards (1926 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Macon County Memorial Park
Macon County
Illinois, USA
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Record added: Oct 10, 2012
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