Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

July 23, 2012

Willie Lee “Bill” Richards

— Willie Lee “Bill” Richards, 86, of Weatherford passed away Friday, July 20, 2012 in a local care facility.  

Bill was born Feb. 8, 1926 in Divide, Texas, to Emma and David Richards. Mr. Richards was a World War II Army veteran and a member of The Wayward Group. He was of the Baptist faith.

Preceding him in death were his sons, Billie Wayne, Tommy Lee and Jimmy Don Richards; brother, Curtis Richards, and sisters, Montie Richards Sager and Juanita Richards Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Richards; daughters, Connie Marie Richards and husband, Jim, and Kathryn Jean Robinson, all of Weatherford; sisters, Nancy Richards Gandee of Walnut Springs and Peggy Sue Richards Heap of Houston; brothers, Jack Richards and wife, Mary Lou, of Weatherford, Gene Richards and wife, Judy, of North Richland Hills, David Richards and wife, Jewell, of Weatherford and Bob Richards and wife, Ruby, also of Weatherford; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in East Greenwood Cemetery.  

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Galbreaith-Pickard Funeral Chapel

913 N. Elm, Weatherford, TX 76086

817-594-2747

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