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James Michael "Mickey" Richards

April 18, 1943 September 16, 2018
James  Michael "Mickey" Richards
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Obituary for James Michael "Mickey" Richards

Mr. James Michael “Mickey” Richards, age 75 of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018.

Mr. Richards was born in Elkins, West Virginia, on April 18, 1943, the son of the late Sante DelSignore and Martha McKee Richards White. He was a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force and was a retired tech representative with the Xerox Corporation. Mickey was a gifted musician who enjoyed thirty plus years of ministry with various bluegrass gospel groups. He was a recreational pilot. He also competitively shot and was a former member of the Cherokee Bark Busters. He will be remembered for his kind servant’s heart and passion for aircraft and tractor restoration. He was a member of Roopville Road Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-four years, Margaret Richards; daughters and sons-in-law, Michael Ann and Wes Wigley of Carrollton, Mandy and Mark Sprewell of Carrollton; grandchildren, Cason Wigley, McKade Sprewell; sister and brother-in-law, Evelyn and Jerry Warner of Elkins, West Virginia and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Roopville Road Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 18 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Funeral service will be Wednesday, September 19 at 11 a.m. at Roopville Road Baptist Church with Dr. Stephen Peeples and Rev. Bryant Turner officiating.

Pallbearers will be Cameron Covert, Robert Bennett, Jeff Barr, Tommy Fountain, Jerry Warner and Randy Gazaway. Honorary pallbearers will be Friendship II Sunday School Class.

Interment will be in the Roopville Road Baptist Church Cemetery with American Legion Post #143 providing military honors.

In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to Roopville Road Baptist Church Building Fund, 835 N. Hwy 27, Roopville, GA 30170.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

18

Sep

4:00 PM 9/18/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/18/2018 7:00:00 PM
Roopville Road Baptist Church

835 N. Highway 27
Roopville, GA 30170

Roopville Road Baptist Church
835 N. Highway 27 Roopville 30170 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

19

Sep

11:00 AM 9/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
Roopville Road Baptist Church

835 N. Highway 27
Roopville, GA 30170

Roopville Road Baptist Church
835 N. Highway 27 Roopville 30170 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Roopville Road Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

835 N. Highway 27
Roopville, GA 30170

835 N. Highway 27 Roopville 30170 GA
United States
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