RICHARD E. RICHARDS

Richard E. Richards was born in Tacoma, Washington on June 29, 1924. He passed away on May 15, 2018 at the age of 93.

He is survived by his children, Bob Divelbiss; Lorraine Jackson, Sandi Gilderoy and Connie Richards Henke. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lura Richards, sons Jay Huston and Gene Divelbiss plus parents Carey and Cora Richards. There are 15 grandchildren, 28 great- and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

He was a WWII US Army veteran, active in the Auburn Senior Activities Center, hiking, gardening, sports of all kinds, composing music and authored several books. He graduated from the UW on August 18, 1950. His major career was as manager at Hoyt Motors then continued with Northwest Fleet Lease until 83. He volunteered for Auburn Good Ol’ Days, Relay for Life and Auburn Parks. He was part of the Puget Sound Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

Please join family and friends for food, music and friendship to honor a life well- lived at the Auburn Senior Activities Center on Saturday, June 30 at 1:00pm for his Celebration of Life “birthday party” where we are celebrating 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 and his personal goal of 100.

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