Obit - George "Dick" Richards

Apr 5 2017

WCMA deeply regrets to hear the passing of George W. (Dick) Richards III.

Richards retired as President of G. Whitfield Richards Co., Manayunk, Pennsylvania, and left what is now RichardsApex Inc., in the good hands of fourth generation family members that include David Richards, Vice President Havertown, Pa., and Andrew Richards, CEO.   He celebrated time with his seven grandchildren.

Richards was a President of Wire Association International in 1986-1987 and for many years not only advocated for the Association but for the general good of the rod and wire fabricating industry.

A gathering to celebrate Dick’s life will be held at the Tred Avon Yacht Club at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8. In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to one of the following:

Oxford Community Center, 200 Oxford Road, Oxford, MD 21654
Northlight Community Center, 175 Green Lane, Phila, PA 19127
The Tred Avon Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program, P.O. Box 337, Oxford, MD 21654

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