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Obituary of William 'Red' Richard, Jr.
William E. “Red” Richard, Jr., on December 20, 2019, age 60, of Stratford, NJ. Beloved husband of Cecelia Richard (nee Lakjer). Loving father of Kevin Richard, Greg Richard and the late Michael Joel Richard. Dear brother of Mary Lewis of Texas, Wilma Zoch of Oklahoma, Weldon Richard of Missouri, Evelyn Robertson of Texas, Robert Richard of Oklahoma, John Alvin Richard of Oklahoma and Steven Lee Richard of Kansas. Red was predeceased by his parents William E. Richard, Sr. and Rose Mary Liles. Also left to cherish his memory are his many nieces, nephews and relatives, friends and caregivers.
Red was a proud veteran of the United States Navy who served his country for eight years. He was a Free Mason and also an active member of the American Legion Post 281, Gloucester Township, NJ. Red will forever be remembered for his humor, compassion and the empathy that he showed to others, both in his community and in his professional endeavors.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation at St. Simon Stock Parish/Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church 178 W. White Horse Pike (Rte. 30) Berlin, NJ 08009 on Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM where his Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM. Burial will be private at the discretion of the family.
In lieu of flowers, if desired, the family requests donations to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, 1 North Cedar Ave., Berlin, NJ 08009; https://bit.ly/2Mnoq5G