Larry Gail Richards, Sr., 61, of Walker, W.Va., passed away Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at his residence.
He was a son of the late Wilson Monroe and Molly Madison Fredericks Richards.
Larry worked over 20 years as a forklift operator for GSS (Gatewood).
Larry is survived by his wife, Karen Fluharty Richards; one daughter, Tonya Gillenwater of Newark, W.Va.; two sons, Larry Richards, Jr. of Parkersburg and Russell "Rusty" Richards of Newark, W.Va.; three step-daughters, Julie Jones, Carrie Spears and Amanda Spears, all of Walker, W.Va.; one sister; two brothers; 13 grandchildren; and two dogs, Lockup and Georgie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters; three brothers; and one granddaughter.
The family will receive visitors 2-7 p.m. with service and prayer at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Cedar Grove Community Church, Rt. 47, Parkersburg.
The family is being assisted with arrangements by the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2333 Pike St., south Parkersburg.
A guestbook for sharing online condolences is available at www.lamberttatman.com