Wednesday, May 21st, 2014
Thomas S. "Tom" Richards, 69, Celina, went to be with his heavenly father on May 19, 2014, with his family at his bedside. He will be missed. He passed away at 5:35 p.m. at the Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born Feb. 12, 1945, in Harlen County, Ky., to Gordon Richards and Audrey Holman Lowery. His mother survives in Celina. On Oct. 4, 1975, he married Evelyn Banks, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are daughters, Melissa (Mike) Browder and Josetta (Chris) Doseck, all of Celina; six grandchildren, Tyler, Matthew, Jake, Aaron, Josh and Zach; and a brother, George Stevens, Celina.
Deceased are a son, Denver Richards, and a sister-in-law, Linda Stevens.
He was a retired employee of the former Huffy Corp. and Koneta Rubber. He was a member of New Life Apostolic Church.
Services will be 5 p.m. Thursday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Simon Young will officiate.
Calling is 2-5 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to OSU Medical Center.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.