Dennis Ray Richards, Jr, 60, of Russet

Dennis Ray Richards, Jr, 60, of Russet, Calhoun County WV passed away suddenly on January 31, 2021.

He was born February 16, 1960, in Parkersburg WV a son of the late Mattie Rosalie Hays-Richards and Dennis Ray Richards Sr.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers Ivan James Richards and Wesley Gay Richards.

Surviving are his children Mellisa (Timothy) Marks of Maysel, Heather (Brent) Boyd of Parkersburg and Dennis (Cheri) Richards, III of Big Bend; brother Ronald K. Richards; sisters Tracy Buzzard and Terry Wheaton; grandchildren Chase, Felicity “Brooke”, Braydon, Kole, and Aiden Marks. Felicity “Hope” Crihfield, Daniqua Wiseman, Addison Wiseman, Jayden Boyd, Hunter Boyd, and Alexander Boyd; partner of over 30 years Beretta Arthur, mother of his son, and his ex-wife Leona Stump mother to his two daughters.

He worked in the oil field. He also worked security for Wackenhut.

A funeral service was held at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville WV, on Monday, February 8, 2021. Interment was at Hunt Cemetery.

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