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 will take place; a Celebration of Life will be conducted at a later date. Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.