Charles Richards

Charles Richards

1927 - 2017

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Obituary of Charles Richards

Charles G. Richards, Jr., age 89, of Morgantown, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Charles was born in Morgantown on August 5, 1927, a son of the late Charles and Ida Mae Zooner Richards.

Charles proudly served his country, serving in the U.S. Army and later worked for many years as a coal miner. He was a loving father, grandfather, and brother.

Charles is survived by his sons, Charlie Richards, Russell Richards, and William Richards and wife Tammy, all of Morgantown; brothers, Jerry and Harold Richards; grandson, Dylan Richards; also surviving is Robert Richards who he resided with and thought of as a son.

In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Richards; sisters, Joann, Minnie, Shirley, Mary, and Emma; and brothers, Raymond, Robert “Bob”, and Melvin Richards.

Friends may gather at McCulla Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 7, from 4-8 pm. In following Charles’ wishes, there will be no funeral service. McCulla Funeral will provide cremation services following the visitation and online condolences may be sent to the family at

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
McCulla Funeral Home
770 Fairmont Road
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States