SCOTTSVILLE — Dr. Harry Randolph Richards, 85, of Scottsville, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at the Medical Center at Bowling Green.
He was born Oct. 8, 1927 in Warren County, to the late Gilbert Richards and Eva Belle Amos Richards. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of 65 Graham Lodge, First United Methodist Church of Scottsville, a Red Cross Allen County Blood Mobil Coordinator and a retired UK Cooperative Extension Agent.
He was Ky. State Bee Keeper of the year in 2006, a member of Allen County Bee Keepers and sergeant of arms and attended Wednesday Morning Breakfast Club.
He was united in marriage on July 13, 1996 to Audra Goodrum in Crossville, Tenn.
He is survived by his wife, Audra Goodrum Richards, of Scottsville, three sons, Barry Richards, of Cross Plains, Tenn., Douglas Richards, of Lexington, Richard F. Richards, of Goshen; one step-son, Rodney Owens, of Scottsville; two daughters, Elaine Friesen and Virginia Stokes, both of Louisville, two step-daughters, Lisa Smith, of Tompkinsville, Janette Temple, of Scottsville; one sister, Loretta Hix, of Leesville, S.C., 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 7 at 3 p.m. at Strode Funeral Home in Scottsville with burial to follow in Allen County Memorial Lawn.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Friday and after 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Strode Funeral Home in Scottsville. Masonic services will be conducted Friday night at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to the Allen County Relay for Life or Red Cross.