John “Johnny” Martin Richards, 64, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on January 27, 2018, at his home.

 He was born on February 7, 1953, in Sandyville, WV, son of Hubert Richards and the late Violet Shockey Richards.

 John attended Faith Bible Church in Ravenswood.  He was a shipping clerk in the furniture making industry.

 In addition to his father, he is survived by his daughter, Victoria Kay Richards; brothers and sisters, Larry, Jim, Delmer, and Linda Richards, Lorna Kidder, Denzil, Earl, and Margery Richards; half-sisters, Trissa and Tonya White; half-brother, Travis Richards; and several nieces and nephews.

 In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by a brother, Billy, and nieces, Bobbi Jo Richards and Brianna Santee.

 The funeral service will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018, at 1:00 pm at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood with Reverend Steve Raines officiating.  Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery in Sandyville, WV.

 Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Friday, February 2, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.

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