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Gary "Carebear" Joseph Richards
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Obituary for Gary "Carebear" Joseph Richards

Ridgeley, WV – Gary “Carebear” Joseph Richards, 72, of Ridgeley, WV, passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. 

Born July 9, 1945, in Cumberland, MD, Mr. Richards was the son of the late Joseph William Richards and Vera Vivian (Mayhew) Richards. Gary was the last surviving member of his immediate family. 

A graduate of Allegany High School, Gary retired from Allegany Ballistics Laboratory and a former employee of Grove Cranes. He was an avid NASCAR fan and entered his 1992 Chevy Camaro in many car shows in the area. 

Gary is survived by his son: Matthew Richards and wife, Heather and his granddaughter: Mattilynn Richards. He also leaves behind his special friend: Kathleen Kifer and her family: her sons: Stephen Popluhar and wife, Chrystal; John Hill; and David Popluhar; her grandsons: Braiden and Cody Popluhar; her granddaughter: Megan Hill; her great granddaughter: Lillyana Kranz; and her great grandsons: Zaiden and Mason Popluhar.

A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 6:00 P.M. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.


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Visitation

Thursday

17

May

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

Celebration of Life

Thursday

17

May

6:00 PM
Adams Family Funeral Home

404 Decatur Street
Cumberland, MD 21502

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