Roger Dale Richards, 72, of Spartanburg, SC

Roger Dale Richards, 72, of Spartanburg, SC died Friday, December 21, 2018 at his home.

He was born January 11, 1946 in Big Bend, WV, a son of the late Sheridan and Eula Hosey Richards.

Roger was a US Army veteran and worked as a designer for American Greeting Cards. He was a member of Norman Ridge Methodist Church and the VFW for several years. He was active in several classic car clubs.

He is survived by wife, Cheryl Lee Bittner Richards; daughter, Tonya Richards of Indiana; a son, Edward Richards (Renee) of Spartanburg, SC; stepdaughters, Paula Minch of Ohio and Diane Heil (Ron) of Florida; a stepson, Robert P. Zimmer (Laura) of Ohio; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Robert Richards (Joanne) of Piedmont, SC and Kenneth Richards (Tracey) of Simpsonville, SC; along with many nieces and nephews and his dog, DJ.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Doris Richards Lanzo, Carol Richards Hovey, Joann Richards Dawson; a brother, Donald Richards, and a dog, Bullet Baby.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Mr. Richards honor to the American Diabetes Foundation, 119 Eastwood Circle, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

A funeral service will be held in Norman Ridge Methodist Church on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Randy Wilson officiating. Interment will be in the Norman Ridge Cemetery. Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville, WV will be conducting the services.

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