GREEN BAY, WI – Arthur Edward Richard Jr., 73, passed away unexpectedly early Saturday morning May 24, 2014. He was born Jan. 8, 1941 in Maine to the late Arthur and Marion Richard Sr.
On Sept. 20, 1964 he was united in marriage to Lynne Covell. Arthur was a loving Husband, Father and Peepa. He loved baseball, especially the Boston Red Sox, and had taken great pride in their 2004, 2007, and 2013 Championships. A proud veteran, Arthur retired from the United States Air Force. While living in Marquette, Arthur had worked at the Wigwam Tobacco Shop.
He is survived by his wife, Lynne, children, Tim (Tina) Richard, Michelle Richard and her partner, Sheri Sprung, Diana Jo (Ron) Henry, David (Carrie) Richard and his three grandchildren, Angel and her fiancé, Brock, Jadon, and Keira. Arthur is further survived by his siblings, Jo (Linda) Richards, Jimmy (Kerri) Richard, Linda (Bruce) Gothrow, as well as his sister-in-law, Janice Keller.
Friends may call at Ryan Funeral Home, 305 N. Tenth Street, De Pere, WI, after 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014 until time of service at 5 p.m. with Deacon Mike VanderBloomen officiating. Full military rites will follow the service. To send online condolences to the family, please go to www.ryanfh.com