Raymond A. Richard (February 22, 1942 – September 18, 2022)

Raymond A. Richard (February 22, 1942 – September 18, 2022)

Raymond A. Richard (February 22, 1942 - September 18, 2022)

Raymond A. Richards, 80, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 30 years and former resident of Odgen, Utah. Mr. Richards died following a lengthy illness. He was born February 22, 1942 in Grand Junction, Colorado; the son of Raymond Richards and Olive Bates.

Mr. Richards attended schools in Ogden, Utah and was a 1960 graduate of Ben Lomond High School. He married Sharon Armstrong October 6, 1973 in Farson, Wyoming.  She preceded him in death June 26, 2020.

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Mr. Richards worked for FMC as a surveyor for many years until 2002.  He then worked for Sweetwater County Road and Bridge until 2017.

He enjoyed spending time with his family; gardening; working on old cars; driving around out in the country and was an avid Wyoming Cowboys and Josh Allen fan..

Survivors include one son, Cameron Richards of Hillsboro, Oregon; one daughter, Rachelle Stratton and husband Matthew of Rock Springs, Wyoming; two grandchildren, Bridgette Stratton; Damien Stratton; one brother-in-law, Dale Toone of Odgen, Utah; several nieces and nephews. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife and sister Joyce Toone.

Cremation has taken place; a Celebration of Life will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, October 10, 2022 at the Vase Funeral Home, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. 

The family requests casual dress and to wear Wyoming Cowboys Attire or Colors Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.