John Alwyn Richards Dies at 102

John Alwyn Richards

John Alwyn “Lad” Richards died on St. Thomas on Monday, April 24. He was 102 years old. 

He is survived by his six children — John, Tess, Sally, Enrique, Albert and Alden, 18 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren along with the Lewis, Morris, Brown, Nicholas, Wallace, Smith and Husband families.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Ada.

A first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m., Thursday May 4, at the Celestial Chapel, Hurley Funeral Home. A second viewing will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, May 5, followed by a funeral mass at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.

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