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Emmett Anthony Richards Dies

Emmett Anthony Richards died on the island of St. Croix Feb. 26. Emmett was born to John Richards and Christina Edwards (deceased) on April 1, 1939, on St. Croix.
His wife, Carrmen; sister, Geralda; beloved aunts: Eliza Williams and Agnes Davilla predecease Emmett.
He is survived by his children: Nilda Richards-Kuriloff (Jason), KimmRichards-Blackman, Shawna Richards-Llanos (Rafael), Ibo Richards (Merline), JaJa Richards (Hashi), Njeri-Tina Richards, Folami Richards, Oba Richards and Obi Richards; siblings: Milton Richards, Charles Richards, Mark Richards and Nettie Appleton Stroud; and grandchildren: Chasen A.D. Richards (Shawna), Iboni Ashley Richards (Ibo), Nyelah Jones (Njeri-Tina), Layla Simone Kuriloff (Nilda), Amya Jean-Poix (Njeri-Tina), Ife Richards (Folami), Teearri Burden (Ibo), Aja Richards Arline (Folami), and JaJa Arjuna Richards (JaJa).
Ashes will be scattered privately on Sunday, March 18 in Frederiksted.
Funeral arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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