George W. Richards, Jr. • November 29, 2018
George W. Richards, 71 of Pensacola passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018.
George was born in Brooklyn, NY, to George and Elema Richards. He retired from the U. S. Air Force after 27 years of service. George was a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict and Desert Storm. While stationed in England, George learned how to repair antique clocks. When he retired and settled in Pensacola, he opened Yesterday’s Time clock shop specializing in repairing antique clocks.
George was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Timothy; and his former wife, Sandye.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne; his brother, Dennis Richards and his wife Gayle; children, Jennifer Russell and her husband Kent, Amanda Richards and her partner Nick Gentile, Trevor Richards and his wife Tasha, Scott Cross and his partner Mary Grace; grandchildren, Caitlyn, Lauren, Austin, Garren, , Isla, Van, Miller, Piper; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral Mass will be at 11:30AM on Thursday, December 13th at Little Flower Catholic Church. A committal service with full military honors will be at 11:00AM on Friday, December 14th at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or Waterfront Mission.