Franklin D. Richards, age 78, of Glenville, departed this life at 9:31 a.m., Friday, January 10, 2014 in the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, following a brief illness.
Born September 11, 1935 in Gilmer County, son of the late George and Armece Bonnett Richards.
Frank enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are three children, Earl Richards, Peter Richards, and Simone Richards all of Crossville, TN., one brother, Hoy "Mack" Richards and wife, Barbara of New London, NC. He is also survived by several grandchildren and his special friend Carolyn Taylor of Sand Fork.
Along with his parents, Mr. Richards was preceded in death by one daughter, Teresa Richards, and two brothers, Robert and Russell Richards.
Graveside services were conducted at the Hiney Hill Cemetery, at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 13,2014, Rev. Gene Johnson officiated.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. assisted the family of Franklin D. Richards with arrangements.