February 4, 1942 - June 22, 2017
R.J. Richards, 75 of Jonesville, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the McGuire Skilled Nursing Facility in Hillsdale. He was born February 4, 1942 in Hillsdale to George & Eileen (Goshorn) Richards. R.J. married Judy Bell on June 17, 1978 and she survives.
R.J. was a retired custodian. He was employed at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility for over 22 years and had been custodian at the Jonesville United Methodist Church since the 1960's. R.J. was a graduate of Hillsdale High School, class of 1960 and was a member of the Jonesville United Methodist Church.
Surviving besides his wife Judy are four children, Daniel (Becky) Richards of Everett, Washington, Dennis and Douglas Richards, both of Jonesville and Amy Jo (William) Morris of Hillsdale; 5 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; siblings Carol Lagrandeur of Hillsdale and George (Carol) Richards of Henderson, Nevada.
Memorial services for R.J. Richards will be Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at 11:00 AM, at the Jonesville United Methodist Church with Pastor Craig Pahl officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation Wednesday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the church. Arrangements are entrusted to the Eagle Funeral Home in Jonesville.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Jonesville United Methodist Church.