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Paul John Richards

December 10, 1942 ~ August 28, 2020 (age 77)


We are saddenned to announce the passing of our beloved father, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather, Paul Richards on August 28, 2020 at the age of 77 years. He will be sorely missed and remembered for his sense of humor, multiple mechanical abilities, his passion for volunteering at the Greenwood Legion and his love for the game of darts.

Paul is survived by his children, Angela of Edmonton, AB, Russel of Whitecourt, AB, Reese (Tasmin) of Ottawa, ON, Ross (Vanessa) of Sherwood Park, AB and Ryan of Edmonton, AB; 13 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren; siblings, Martha Gallagher, Tom (Jo-Ann) Richards and Lois (Brian) Machtaler; step-daughter, Monique Holmes-Ible; wife (legally separated), Virginia of Greenwood, BC; ex-wife, Alana of Williams Lake, BC; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased by his parents, Charles and Ethel; siblings, Lydia, Mary and Jim.

Paul’s urn will be interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Penticton, BC at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Poppy Fund of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 155, Greenwood, BC.

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