Rolland Francis Richards, 86, of Linton, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005 at Regional Hospital in Vigo County.
Born Oct. 22, 1918 in Bucktown, he was the son of Abner and Fanny (Wyatt) Richards. In March of 1963, he married Betty J. (White) Richards. She passed away April 19, 1994.
He was a building contractor and a member of the First Baptist Church of Linton.
Survivors include: two sons, Jack Richards of Linton and Steve Richards of Clermont, Fla.; two daughters, LuWanna Bland of Linton and Linda Flanagin of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two grandchildren, seven brothers and one sister.
Graveside service will be at Fairview Cemetery, Linton, at 11 a.m. on Thursday with the Rev. Bob Richards officiating.
There will be no public calling or viewing.
Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel of Linton is in charge of arrangements.