Robert (Bob) Charles Richards

Robert (Bob) Charles Richards, 75, of Madill, Okla., passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019, at his home in Madill. He was born April 28, 1943, in Mead, Okla., to the late James Richards and Clorean Turner Richards. Bob grew up in the Tishomingo and Madill area. He later moved to Perryton, Texas, where he lived for 15 years. Bob married Ruth Ann Wilson on Jan. 26, 1972, in Madill. In 1987, he moved back to Madill and worked as a truck driver. Robert enjoyed fishing, mowing his lawn, and cooking out on the grill.

He is survived by his wife: Ruth Ann Richards, Madill, Okla.; children: Steve Richards and wife, Rita, Madill, Okla.; Chris Huff, Kingston, Okla.; Angie Richards, Madill, Okla.; grandchildren: Cheyenne Bartee and husband, Chris, Madill, Okla.; Christopher Richards and wife, Tiffany, Madill, Okla.; Zack Hamilton, Okla.; great-grandchildren: Presleigh Speaks and Lexi Bartee; brothers: James Richards and wife, Tawana, Handford, Calif.; Alvin Emmons and wife, Linda, Oklahoma City, Okla.; sister-in-law: Helen Richards, Davis, Okla.; Sue Richards, Madill, Okla.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Frankie Richards and Albert Richards; and one sister: Ola Mae Fuller.

Visitation was Tuesday, April 30, 2019, at the Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla.,from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a family hour from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Services were 10 a.m., Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at the Watts Memorial Chapel, Madill, Okla. Interment was at the Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, Okla. Rick Lane, Dan Green ,and Gary Chastain officiated the service.

Casket bearers were: Steven Richards, Chris Huff, Chris Bartee, Chris Richards, Allen Richards, and Ben Richards.

Services were under the direction of Watts Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Madill, Okla. Condolences may be sent to

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