Monday, December 14, 2009

Death of Robert Kenneth Richards Jr.

It is with regret that I inform you of the death of our kinsman Robert Kenneth Richards Jr. Bob was the only son of Mary (Crites) and Kenneth Richards.
Bob was born on the 29 of March 1925 in Minot, Ward Country, North Dakota. He married on the 30th of August 1950 to Evelyn Walker. He was an accomplished photographer, as was his mother Mary. Bob lived most of his adult life in Snohomish County, Washington.
News clipping courtesy of Genevieve Rebbe.

Robert K. Richards Jr., 84, of Everett went to be with the Lord November 28, 2009. He was born March 29, 1925 in Minot, ND and lived there in his early years. The family later moved to Everett. He served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1952. He married Evelyn Walker August 30, 1950 and enjoyed 59 years of marriage. Robert worked for Marchands Camera in Everett. He then worked at K-Mart until he retired as Merchandising Manager. He was known for his "Blue Light Specials". He was a member of Temple Baptist Church for many years and in his later years became a member of Delta Baptist Community Church. He enjoyed hiking, pool, photography, history and reading.
Robert is survived by his wife, Evelyn; son, Rick (Sally) Richards; daughter, Angela (Gerry) Edwards; four grandchildren, Aimee, Lisa, David and Ben; also five great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and his sister, May Lou Wicklund.
Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m., on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at Delta Community Baptist Church, 2901 16th St., Everett.
Memorial donations may be made to Delta Community Service Center Building Fund.
The family would like to thank the staff at Bethany Nursing Home for the loving and tender care they provided to Bob for the last few years of his life. Arrangements are under the care of Solie Funeral Home and Crematory.

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