Robert E. Richards

July 29, 1934 ó July 4, 2014

Robert E. RichardsRobert E. Richards, 79, of Hot Springs, Ark., died Friday, July 4, 2014.

He was born July 29, 1934, in Denver, Colo., to Ezra E. and Alvina (Hermanns) Richards. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Robert enjoyed fishing and collecting fishing lures. He was predeceased by his parents and brother, Kenneth Richards.

Loving survivors include his wife of 32 years, Barbara Jean (Parks) Richards of Hot Springs; daughters, Tara Richards of Baker City, Ore., and Rebecca Richards of Oconomowoc; daughter, Valerie Pernice of Winter Springs, Fla.; stepdaughter, Cheryl Matteson, of Oconomowoc; stepson, Christopher Burnham, of Mooresville, Ind.; three sisters, Betty Cohen of Crozet, Va., Lynette Bartels of Houston, and Janice Hayes of Lincoln, Neb., their loving spouses, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many dear friends.

A memorial service in Robertís honor will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014, at Country Club Village, 1925 Malvern Ave., Hot Springs, AR 71901.

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