Glen William Richards, 89, of Ruckersville VA,
passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at his
residence. He was born in Washington, DC on July 19,
1925 to the late Verna and William Richards.
Glen was an avid collector of tools and antiques
as well as a furniture maker. He loved fishing,
camping and boating, especially on the Chickahominy
River. He was a self employed building contractor
for many years. Glen was an active member of Cedar
Grove Church of the Brethren.
He was a Navy Veteran having served in World War
II. He was a member of the American Legion and the
Piedmont-Stella Masonic Lodge. 50 A.F. & A.M.
Glen is survived by his loving wife of 67 years
Doris Frances Richards; their 4 children; Glenda R.
Trimmer and her husband Bill of Fairfax, Marcia R.
Canada and her husband Lloyd of Stanardsville,
Debbie R. Estes and her husband Aubrey of
Stanardsville, Glen William “Billy” Richards, Jr.
and his wife Lois of Dyke; 11 grandchildren; Bryce
Trimmer, Timothy Trimmer, Melissa Bigler, Michelle
C. Proffitt, Heather C. Nothstine, Adam Canada, Joe
Henshaw, Stephanie E. Eddins, Shannon Estes,
Christopher Richards, Whitney R. Clay and 18 great
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 8,
2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home,
12819 Spotswood Trail Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, May
9, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at
Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren
in Ruckersville, VA with Pastor Johnny
Interment will follow at Wetsel Family Cemetery
in Ruckersville, VA with Masonic rights.
Special thanks to Pastor Johnny Hawkins and his
wife Linda, care giver Linda McDaniel and Medi
Health and Hospice.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren Building Fund.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling