Brian Robert Richards
Brian Robert Richards, 41, of Springfield passed peacefully in his sleep Friday, January 9, 2015 at his home. He now smiles down on us from heaven.
He was born on Thanksgiving Day, November 21, 1973 in Springfield to Bruce and Barbara Long Richards.
Brian’s greatest love were his family and friends especially his son, Sutton of Lincoln, sister, Amy Richards of Texas; three brothers, Daniel, Greg and William Richards all of Springfield. Nephews; Chris, Nick, Kyle, Timmy, Tyler, Brady, Julian, Cody and Devon and nieces Lexi, Miranda and Tiana. Step-Father, Elmer Farris and Step-mother, Virginia Richards
He was a member of Third Presbyterian Church. Brian graduated from Rochester High School. He enjoyed sports, traveling to Mardi Gras, and playing high stakes poker. He had a walking knowledge of baseball and was a huge Star Wars fan.
He was employed by Menards in the paint department. He had also worked for C & H Concessions and L & G Concessions.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bruce Richards; mother, Barbara Farris, and brother, Shanye Richards.
Visitation: 10 – 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Serivce: 11 a.m. Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Brent Mitchell officiating. Burial will be at a later date.