Lawrence Richards

October 2, 1943 - July 6, 2022

"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 Lawrence Richards

Lawrence "Docta Man'' Richards was born on October 2, 1943 in St. Catherine's, Jamaica. Entered in to rest July 6, 2022.

Doc was a Mason by trade who migrated to Florida in 1972. He eventually made his way to Western NY to work at various farms in the local area. Doc made his home in Niagara Falls, NY, where he retired after over 40 year of agricultural services. Doc loved to garden in his spare time. He was devoted to his family and friends and would do anything to help out when he could. Doc's legacy will live on thru his many family and friends. Hortens Richards, (Jamaica) Rosemarie (Rupert) Richards Johnson (St. Catherine's, Jamaica) Patrick (Vanessa) Luke (Lockport), Christopher (Barbara) Luke (Lockport), Gloria (Kenroy) Fearon, Virginia A. Luke (Lockport). Along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and loved ones.

Calling hours will be held at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home 70 Niagara St, Lockport, NY 14094, on July 15, 22, Friday from 4-7 PM. The funeral will be held at the Taylor & Reynolds Funeral Home on Saturday, July 16 at 10:00 AM. Burial will be in Cold Springs Cemetery.


  1. Chop on July 13, 2022 at 5:07 pm

    Gloria,Chris, Pat and Ginny, Sending our Deepest Condolences. Keeping yous in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Chop and family.

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