Andrew J. Richards
NEWARK — A funeral service for Andrew James Richards, 18, of Newark will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church, Newark, with the Rev. David Baker and Barbara Sholis officiating.
Andrew passed away May 24, 2007, because of an automobile accident. He was born Jan. 20, 1989, in Hillsborough County, Fla., to Stephen Fulton and Elaine (Irvine) Richards. Andrew was an honors graduate of Newark High School Class of 2007, was on the NHS yearbook staff and NHS tennis team, and was planning on attending Arizona State University this fall.
He is survived by his guardian aunt and uncle, Keith and Angie Richards; aunts and uncles, Alan and Tammie Meyer and Peter and Jane Richards; and many cousins including Ben and Jen Richards and Becca Richards.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, Newark.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions to “Call to College,” 314 Granville St., Newark, OH 43055 and/or to Newark City Schools/Andrew Richards Fund for the purpose of athletic transportation, 85 E. Main St., Newark, OH 43055.
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