Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





HURRICANE Frank W. Richards, 88, born October 10, 1923, passed away June, 15, 2012. He was born in Thorpe, W.Va. to the late Frank and Bessie Kate Richards. He was also preceded in death by sister, Marcella Pritchet; brothers Fred, Norris, Arnold, Louis and Francis Richards.

He is survived by his wife, Hazel Hylton Richards; daughter, Linda Wagner and husband, Larry; granddaughter, Anna Marie Mason and husband, Bobby; great-granddaughter, Ashlyn Mason.

A private family memorial service was held at Forrest Burdette Memorial Methodist church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in his name to Bluewell United Methodist Church

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