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David Michael Richards

December 18, 1962 — April 2, 2018

David Michael Richards, 55, of Franklin, Arkansas departed this life on Monday, April 2, 2018. He was born to the late Walter Bennett Richards and Rosalee Cecelia (Souza) Richards on December 18, 1962 in Gustine, California.

David spent his working years as a truck driver and was known as a fun, crazy guy by all his relatives and close friends. David grew up in the high desert in California and loved sports, Harleys and his family. He was a member of the Franklin Baptist Church in Franklin, Arkansas and was a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and uncle.

He leaves to mourn his passing; daughter, Tiffini Harris of Crescent, Oklahoma; mother of Tiffini and David’s best friend, Jacque Russell; three grandchildren, Damion Harris, Parker Harris and Korye-Lou Richards; mother, Rosalee Richards of Gassville, Arkansas; brother, Christopher Richards of Sidney, Arkansas; two sisters, Julie Ann Richards (Richard Valenzuela) of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas and Amanda Kay Tedeschi and brother in law Christopher L. Tedeschi of Melbourne, Arkansas; niece, Raven Rose Richards; nephew, Christopher J. Tedeschi; many other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father (Walter Bennett Richards).

Memorial services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Knob Creek Church in Melbourne, Arkansas. Interment will be at the Knob Creek Cemetery in Melbourne, Arkansas. Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen for the cure, 904 Autumn Road, Suite 500, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211. Arrangements are under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem, Arkansas.

 

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Interment

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Knob Creek Cemetery

, Melbourne, AR 72556

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Memorial Service

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Knob Creek Church

, Melbourne, AR 72556

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