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Floyd F "Hap" Richards
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1920
Farmington
Strafford County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 2011
Southport
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA

Longtime Hartford, CT radio & television broadcaster. He started with WTIC Radio in 1952. He did various spots from being Bob Steele's newsman, to hosting STRICTLY SPORTS. He covered many UCONN games as well as the Greater Hartford Golf Tournament. On television, he was best know for hosting THE HAP RICHARDS SHOW on WTIC-3 from 1957 to 1974. The show aired every weekday morning from 9am to 9:15am. On the show, Richards played 2 characters: 1)Hap Richards, the Mayor of Joyville and 2)Uncle Henry Tibbets, the Postmaster. After leaving broadcasting, Richards went on to work in Corporate Communications as well as academia. 
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park
Rocky Hill
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Sec.24 Lot 300 Gr.1
 
Created by: Chuck Kearns
Record added: Sep 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75923071
Floyd F Hap Richards
Added by: Chuck Kearns
 
Floyd F Hap Richards
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Floyd F Hap Richards
Added by: Chuck Kearns
 
 
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Loved watching you here in Waterford om the old WTIC channel 3.
- Thomas Davis
 Added: Feb. 4, 2014
I did not know you had passed and was sad to stumble upon the obit online. Thank you Floyd, Uncle Henry and Mayor Hap were a favorite part of my mornings when I was a kid. What ever happened to places like Joyville? Rest in peace.
- j
 Added: Apr. 7, 2013
 
 
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