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Edward ` L Richards

January 22, 1944 ~ July 14, 2017 (age 73)

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Edward L. Richards, 73, of Columbus, Ga. passed away Friday, July 14, 2017 at Gentiva Hospice.  A funeral service  will be held at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2101 Wildwood Ave, Columbus, GA 31906  on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 beginning at  11:00 A.M. EST, with Pastor John Fugh, Jr.  officiating.  The interment will conclude the service at Park Hill Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service.  

Edward was born January 22, 1944 in Louisville, Ky.  Edward was a member of American Veterans (AMVETS), Marine Corps League, Police Officer Association of Georgia (POAG), Masonic Lodge and Shriners Club. He was a member of the St. Paul UMC. Edward proudly served his country as a U.S. Marine.  After his service in the Marine Corps Edward retired as a police officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections.

Other than his parents, Edward is predeceased by his first wife Martha Richards and his brother.

Survivors include his wife Denise Richards of Columbus, GA; One daughter, Patty Wolfe of GA; three sons, David Wolfe of GA., Jimmy Wolfe of TN and Jeff Wolfe of GA.  Edward is also survived by three grandchildren, Ashtean Edenburn and husband Patrick, Kelsey Wolfe and Ciara Celorid.  He also has two great-grandchildren, Paytean and Nathan.      

In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to AMVETS Post 9.


Charitable donations may be made to:

AMVETS
Post 9, Columbus GA 31907
Tel: 1-706-505-3599



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul United Methodist Church
2101 Wildwood Ave
Columbus, GA 31906

Funeral Service
Wednesday
July 19, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Paul United Methodist Church
2101 Wildwood Ave
Columbus, GA 31906


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