James Richards

James Richards

April 13, 1942 - March 14, 2023

"May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back May the sunshine warm your face, the rain fall soft upon your fields.."

Obituary of James Jesson Richards

Jim was born in Niagara Falls to Mildred (Laws) and William J. Richards and attended the State University of NY at Buffalo and then served in the United States Air Force for over seven years.

He retired from Monroe Electronics and restored two vintage Saabs, winning numerous awards at car shows across the country.

He is predeceased by his parents, his wife of 59 years Marcia (Edwards) Richards and his daughter Audrey Richards. He is survived by his daughter Jill (Mark) Hotaling; granddaughter Caitlin Coder; brother William (Fearn) Richards; sisters-in-law Sharon Wilson and Soni (Mark) Schnitzer and many nieces, nephews and friends.

At his request there will be no service. Donations to the Alzheimer's Association would be appreciated.

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