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 Arthur Howard Richards

Arthur Howard Richards

Birth
Bountiful, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 12 Aug 1998 (aged 80)
Fresno, Fresno County, California, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 18-3-E-8
Memorial ID 136002 · View Source
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Son of Frederick Arthur Richards and Lucinda Tuttle

Husband of Martha Burton

Arthur Howard Richards passed away August 12, 1998 in Fresno, California of complications from pneumonia.

He was born February 18, 1918 in Bountiful, Utah to F. Arthur and Lucinda Tuttle Richards. Married Martha Burton on June 14, 1938 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was educated in the Davis County school system and attended LDS Business College. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Merchant Marines. Following his military service, he worked for Cudahay Meat Packing Co., which lead to him becoming a founding partner in Diamond Meat Co. of Fresno, California. His adult working life was spent in the livestock industry. He was a world-class weight lifting champion. His loves included his family, sports, music, horses, and friends. He was a faithful member of the LDS Church, where he served in many capacities including Bishop and High Councilman. He was a kind and generous man who was loved and respected. He will be missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Martha; his children, Ronald (Lynnette), of Orem, UT; Paul (Cathy), Pleasant Grove, UT; Steven (Carol), Clovis, CA; Susan Natale (Dennis), Mesquite, NV; four sisters, Ida Thornley (Harry), Layton, UT; Fern Sessions, Alpine, UT; Alice Glissmeyer, Orem, UT; Afton Heath, Bountiful, UT; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol; and his granddaughter, Teresa.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, August 21, 1998 at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, where friends may call one hour prior to service. Interment: Kaysville City Cemetery


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  • Maintained by: kent shepard
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Howard Richards (18 Feb 1918–12 Aug 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136002, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by kent shepard (contributor 46959088) .