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Jerry Michael "Mike" Richards

January 20, 1953 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 69) 69 Years Old



Jerry Michael “Mike” Richards, 69, of Holden, WV departed this life on Sunday, September 19, 2022.

He was born January 20, 1953, at Logan, WV, and was the son of the late Donald and Anna Ruth Richards of Logan, WV.

Mike was a master hydraulic repairman and worked for numerous shops in Logan County before starting his own repair business, R&R Hydraulics from which he retired in 2014. He was lifelong member of the Yuma Church of Christ. Mike loved to hunt, fish and play with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Rodney Richards and nephew, Rodney “Bo” Richards II of Randleman, NC.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Rhonda Vance-Richards, of Holden, WV; his son, Michael Richards and his daughter, Kimberly (Jerry) Johnson both of Columbus, Ohio; his step-daughter, Brandy (Gary) Mullins of Logan, WV, and his step-son, Caleb (Candace) Vance of Valley View, WV. Mike is also survived by his brother, Steve (Teresa) Richards of Clemmons, NC and niece, Brean Richards of Randleman, NC. Mike cherished his grandchildren, who all loved him as “Papaw”. Those surviving him are Allisen Johnson, Nicholas Johnson, Rachael Johnson, and Bella Johnson all of Columbus, Ohio, Madison Mullins, Shelby Mullins, and Bellamy Mullins all of Logan WV.

To honor Mike’s wishes, his remains will be cremated, and there will be no services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services at Chapmanville, WV.


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To honor his wishes, his remains will be cremated, and there will be no services.


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