Robert “Bob” Richards, 79, Leesburg, passed away on July 13, 2021 at his home.
He was born March 1, 1942, in Wolf Lake, to Glen and Helen (Myers) Richards.
On Nov. 16, 1963, he married Sylvia Broxon who survives. Bob owned and operated Pierceton Rotary Drilling for 50 years before retiring. He was a member of the North Webster American Legion S.A.L Post 253, the North Webster Lions Club, as well as the Cromwell Masonic Lodge.
Bob is survived by his wife, Sylvia Richards of Leesburg; son – Brad (Celeste) Richards of Leesburg; daughter, Chris Richards– Crowe of Lima, Ohio; two granddaughters: Natalie and Hannah; four brothers: Roger, Rex, Ronnie, and Rick; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his sister, Mary Lou. V
isitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 16, at the Eastlund Funeral Home. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 17, at the funeral home with Pastor Brad Cox officiating. Burial will follow at the North Webster Cemetery / Mock Addition.
Memorial contributions may be made to the North Webster American Legion S.A.L or the North Webster Lions Club.