On Saturday April 10th, 2021 Carleton Richards, age 79, went home to be with the Lord. Carl was a loving husband, brother, brother in law and father. He was known for his love of family, jazz music, serving in his community and a good joke . Carl loved to laugh. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and served in Vietnam and the reserves.
Carl is preceded in death by his parents, Dr Carleton C. Richards and Kathleen Perez Richards and his brother Arthur Richards. He is survived by his wife Teresa Richards of the home, a brother Larry Richards (Paula) of Darby, PA., his children, Carleton Cannon Richards III (Dorcus) of Gaithersburg MD, Christopher Bernard Richards of Seville, Spain, Katharine Elizabeth Richards of Philadelphia, PA and step daughter Jennifer Elizabeth Greeson (Bobby). Carl has seven grandchildren who he loved dearly. He loved being a granddad and Pops. He also leaves behind a beloved aunt (Christine) cousins and nieces.
His uplifting spirit and easy manner will be missed by all.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 2pm at Grace Community Church located at 643 West Gate City Blvd in Greensboro, NC. Memorial donations can be made to Search Ministries 4330 W. Vickery Blvd, Suite 150 Fort Worth TX 76107 in care of John Willett.
The family wishes to acknowledge the many expressions of sympathy and acts of kindness which are deeply appreciated.
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