Barry J. Richards, 67

Barry J. Richards
Barry J. Richards

Barry J. Richards, 67, of Hannibal, died Saturday at Sunrise Nursing Home in Oswego. Barry was a native of Scranton, PA, who grew up in Syracuse. He resided in Granby for 25 years before moving to Hannibal four years ago. Barry was the son of the late Ben and Phyllis Richards.

He graduated in 1962 from Central Tech. He worked in the Former Crucible Steel in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Following his disability he stayed at home to raise his seven children.

Barry was predeceased by his daughter, Shaylean, in July 2011. Surviving are his wife, Anna, of Syracuse; six children: Barry, Jr. of Kirkville, Wendy of Liverpool, Ben of Syracuse, NY, Robert Aberdean of SD, Fred of Atlanta, GA and Kimmi Sue of Volney; two brothers: Harry William Stetes of Deltona, FL, and Robert Richards of Clay; many grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

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