JACKIE “JACK” RICHARDS, 81, passed away Monday July 26, 2021 at home. He was born May 12, 1940 in Clarksburg, WV. The son of the late Charles and Geneva Marshall Richards. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Frances “Marlene” Douglas Richards (2014); sisters, Charleen Richards, Betty Lou Yoho; brother, Charles Richards.
Jack was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Early on Jack, worked at Weirton Steel, Williams Country Club, and owned several businesses, including a tire and towing business, building apartments and homes. However, his last love was his lawn care business. Jack loved God and family and ALL people. He was a supporter of the “underdog” and always wanted to help others.
Surviving are his daughters, Denise Romanyak, Deanna Revay (Bob); grandchildren, Jared Romanyak (Jaimie), Eric Romanyak (Lexi), Jessica Revay (Charles Peters); great grandchildren, Natalie, Addy, Marlene, Nicky; brothers, Okey Richards, James Richards (Pat); brother-in-law, Willard Douglas (Sandy).
Visitation will be 4:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday July 29, 2021 at STEEL & WOLFE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 3721 Main Street, Weirton, WV where the funeral will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Susan Spencer-Smith presiding. Entombment will follow at St. Paul Cemetery.