Dennis Lee Richards, 57 - Big Bend

Dennis Lee Richards, 57, of Big Bend, West Virginia, passed away September 13, 2005 at his home.

Born in Calhoun County, he was a son of the late Freeman and Marva Holbert Richards. He was a former employee of Alfab Company of Smithville and Fenton Art Glass at Williamstown. He loved bluegrass and gospel music.

Surviving are sisters, Dorothy Richards and Norma Stirling of Big Bend, Jill Goodnight of Brohard and Brenda Freed of Charleston; brothers, Denver Richards of Walker and Denzil Keith Richards, Sr. of Parkersburg; 8 nieces and nephews and 8 great nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Lola Katherine and Darlene Sue Richards.

Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Friday, September 16 at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, where friends may call one hour prior to the services.