Roy Arnold Richards was born June 16, 1942 to Clarence and Jennie (Boekholt) Richards in rural Herman, Minnesota. He grew up in Herman, Minnesota. He passed away on February 21, 2019.
Roy worked as a hired hand for various farmers in the Herman and Hoffman areas. He attended and worked at the Developmental Achievement Center for many years in Hoffman, Minnesota. He has resided at the REM Central Lakes group home in Hoffman, Minnesota for the past several years.
Roy is survived by his two sisters Sharon (John) Saewert of West Fargo, North Dakota, Linda Wellman of Elbow Lake, Minnesota and one brother, Dennis (Barb) Richards of Hastings, Minnesota; several nieces and nephews, Mike (Amy) Saewert, Scott (Penny) Saewert, Tracy (Matt) Sieckert, Chad (Shannon) Danzeisen, Angela Richards, Eric (Rebecca) Richards, and many great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Jennie Richards, and his brother-in-law, Gary Wellman.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful caregivers at REM Central Lakes, and the DAC in Hoffman, Minnesota.
A Memorial Service will be at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Hoffman, Minnesota on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm, with visitation one hour prior to the service.
Spring Interment: Lakeside Cemetery, Herman, Minnesota
Arrangements are with Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Hoffman, Minnesota.