Gene Richards 1941-2016


Lloyd Eugene “Gene” Richards, 74, Berryton, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, at his home.

He was born Oct. 23, 1941, the son of James E. and Bertha Ann Ruse Richards. He had attended Topeka High School.

Mr. Richards served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company for 30 years, retiring in 1992.

He was a member of American Legion Post 400.

Survivors include his mother, Bertha Ann Richards, Topeka; and a brother, Bryan L. “Buzz” Rich­ards.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mercer Fu­neral Home in Holton. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery at Goff.

Memorial contributions may be made to a humane society of the donor’s choice and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436.

The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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