The Celebration of Life for Mr. Bobby Richard, 87, of Orange will be Saturday, Feb. 7, at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.
Visitation will be Saturday from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. at the church.
He died Monday, Feb. 2, at his residence.
A native of Lafayette, LA, he resided in Orange 42 years and retired after 20 years of service at the Orange Housing Authority.
He is survived by all of his 16 children, Wyona Davis (Joseph-deceased), Joseph Richard, Floyd Richard (Amanda), Lloyd Richard (Gracie), Mary Broussard, Shirley Richard (Weblyn), Ella Barlow, Elizabeth Richard (Kevin) and Annette Richard (Patrick), all of Orange, Albert Richard(Darlene) of Killeen, Earnest Richard (Juanita), Elton Richard (Sharon), Paul Richard (Roslyn), all of Lafayette, LA, Theresa Henry (Rodney-deceased) of Sunset, LA, Hilton Richard (Rita) and Bobby Richard, Jr. (Elizabeth) of Carencro, LA; one sister, Pastor L.R. Charlot and one brother, Pastor Curley Richard ( Evangelist Dorothy), both of Orange and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
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