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David Wayne Richards, Sr.






 David Wayne Richards Sr., 61, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Thursday, October 8, 2020, at his home.

Born Tuesday, December 30, 1958 in Oscoda, MI, he was the son of the late Wayne Dowell Richards and the late Lorraine Annette (McCauley) Richards.

He was a veteran with the United States Army from 1976-1979. He enjoyed playing Texas Hold'em, was an avid Nationals fan and loved joking around and picking on his grandchildren. 

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Tina Marie Richards; daughter, Christy Michelle Roberts and husband Jerry; son, David Wayne Richards Jr. and wife Andrea; grandchildren, Alexis Marie Monroe (Tyler Martz Keller), Tyler Michael Williams, Ashlee Nicole Williams, Jared Wayne Roberts, David Wayne Richards, III, Melody Rose Richards, and Sophia Grace Richards; great-grandson, Caisen Ryder Williams; sisters, Tammy Lynn Rodriguez and Lori Ann Richards; brothers, Robert Lynn Richards and wife Tammy, and Michael Douglas Richards; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

Online condolences may be expressed at

Guest Book

Pappy, I will miss you so much. I'm going to miss all your jokes and walking into the house saying "yuck" when I saw you lol. I promise I will continue to make fun of our family, and joke with them just like you and I did together. And I am happy to take your place as the most hated person in the family like we always joked about lol. I love you SO SO SO much Pappy. Fly high my sweet angel, until we meet again. XOXO, Lexi

Alexis Monroe (your FAVORITE Grandaughter)

To Tina, Tammy, Lori and family. I am very sorry to about your loss. I have very fond memories of growing with all of you and still remember Dave having the greatest sense of humor. He was truly a fun loving guy. Way too soon to lose a guy him. My prayers are with you in this time sorrow. May God bless you all and keep you safe. Lynn Jackson.

Lynn Jackson
Hagerstown, Maryland

RIP big brother. You were the best big brother I could have I love and miss you so much. Until we meet again fly high

Lori Niswander (Richards)
Hagerstown, Md

My condolences to the Tina and the family. I am in total disbelief. Dave was a great friend and I will always remember his smile and his laugh. Sending my love and many hugs as you two were a match made for each other. Tina (Mills)Reedy

Tina Reedy
Hagerstown, Maryland

So sorry, truly a good man!

Mark c wood
Walton, Ny

Tina, So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. Sending heart felt sympathy to you and your family.

Kevin and Julie Mackereth
Hagerstown, MD

Uncle Dave I will forever remember the “Claw” you used to get us with. You will surely be missed by many. I love you all. Heather, Richie, and kids Wilt family

Heather wilt
Hagerstown, MD

Sorry for your loss

Darlene Chaney renner
Hagerstown, MD

Will miss seeing him, and his jokes. I remember playing setback, and other card games, always fun, and funny. My deepest condolences to Tina, his family, and friends. May God give you comfort. Prayers and love to all.

Hagerstown, Maryland

Dave was a wonderful co-worker. I can honestly say that I have never worked with someone as nice as Dave. I will miss him. I have the family in my prayers asking the Lord to wrap you all in his loving hands of comfort. God Bless this family.

Hagerstown, Maryland

We are gonna miss Dave's wit at our card games and I'm already lost without him at work, but a smile comes to my face just thinking of all the time we spent together at work and socially. You have our number should you need anything. Bill & Cat

Bill & Cathy Watkins
Williamsport, Maryland

Our condolences to the Richards family... Dave was a good father. husband and friend. We spent several great years together and Its terrible we didnt have a chance to reconnect one last time... Dave will definitely be missed.

Paul Pourreza
Germantown, Maryland

Tina i am so sorry for your loss. Dave will truely be missed. He is a great guy and friend. My prayers are with you and the family

Robyn Tornstrom
Hagerstown, MD

Sending prayers for your families.

Dan Johnson
Hedgesville , WV

Sending prayers for your families.

Dan Johnson
Hedgesville , WV

Martinsburg , West Virginia

So sorry for your loss prayers sent

Shirley Gipe
Smithsburg , Maryland

I will truly miss playing poker with my buddy. He always had a joke for me and wanted to know how my family and I were doing. RIH

Alfonzo Walton
Hagerstown, Md

So sorry for your loss. I loved playing cards with you and Dave.

Hag, Md

Dave was a wonderful man and friend. He will be greatly missed. My deepest sympathy to his family.

Courtney Turner
Hagerstown, Md

Uncle dave i will always remember your laugh. An the time you swam with me in the baby pool out back of the house on lanvalle, when i was little an how u taught me to hold my breath, i will always remember all the good times we had playing texas hold em, an how much you loved devin, Prayers to my aunt an all my cousins, i love you. Rest easy uncle dave

Hagerstown, MD

Fly high Dave. Loved the times we played poker together, and your personality always reminded me of my grandfather ! Prayers for the family.

Danielle king
Hagerstown , Maryland

I'm without words dave was a really good guy I love him and tina so much I cant beleive this rip my buddy dave I'm so sorry for this family my childhood was at tina and Dave's on lanvale

Bobby Dunkin
Williamsport , Md

Donald St jean
Eighty four , Pa

I'm sooo sorry Tina. We're praying for your family! Dave was a great person.

Candace shipp
Hagerstown , Maryland

I am so very sorry for your loss he was a kind, sweet, man and will be missed by many!

Faith Johnson
Hagerstown, MD

Growing up as Alexis’ childhood friend, i enjoyed how ornery he was. Always had a smile and a laugh. My thoughts are with the family.

Kelsi Sheffler
hagerstown , maryland

I will love you forever dad

David Richards
Martinsburg , WV

I love you dad. Thank you for helping me be a better person ❤

Andrea Richards
Martinsburg , WV

It hit me hard to hear this. Tina I'm so Sorry Honey. I know he's the love of your life. He adored you my Friend. He was one of the Funniest, craziest Guys I grew up with. Always had a smile for everyone. He will be missed by all who loved him. I will see you in Paradise my friend . Rest In Peace My West End Brother !

Jackie Mcafee
Maugansville, Maryland

It hit me hard to hear this. Tina I'm so Sorry Honey. I know he's the love of your life. He adored you my Friend. He was one of the Funniest, craziest Guys I grew up with. Always had a smile for everyone. He will be missed by all who loved him. I will see you in Paradise my friend . Rest In Peace My West End Brother !

Jackie Mcafee
Maugansville, Maryland

I am so sorry, Tina! It will be a huge loss for you, your kids & grandkids! Hugs, love $ prayers to all of you! ❤️

Sue Smith
Hagerstown, MD

You were always one of my favorite brothers. Thank you for always checking up on me after our brother Jim's passing. You will be missed so much.

Jon Richards
Lindenwold, New Jersey

Prayers to you and your family Tina. Dave was aN awesome friend and will be dearly missed. His laugh was contagious and he always made playing cards fun. I am so sorry Tina. Sincerely, Jow

Joe Smith
Hagerstown, MD

I am very sorry for the sudden loss of your loved one. Know that I am praying for peace & comfort during this very difficult time. Love & Hugs Nikki

Nikki Mong
Hedegesville, WV

Tina and family I am so sorry. I worked with Dave at Radio Shack and then saw you all at Julia Manor. Thoughts and prayers.

Tammy King
Hagerstown, Maryland

Tina and family, I'm so sorry to hear this. I miss his jokes already. Miss the days of the guys hanging on the corner of Pap's store Thinking of you all. Love and Prayers.

Jodi Burcker
Falling Waters, WV

It was always great times hanging with you and Tina playing cards. RIP buddy you will be missed by many and never forgotten.

Rich Curry
Hedgesville , WV

Tammy Richards-Rodriguez
Hagetstown, Md

My deepest condolences Tina to you and your family

Vicki Jenkins
Hagerstown, Md

Dave was a great human. Loved his family. Always talked about his grandchildren, his kids and his beautiful wife Tina. I met Dave while playing poker. He was a great friend. My condolences to his family. ❤️

Cathy Watkins
Williamsport , Maryland

Bobby and I are soo sorry for your loss . Sending you hugs and prayers for all of you . Love Aunt Cindy , Uncle Bobby

Cynthia Miller
Falling Waters, WV

So sorry for your loss, prayers are with you all. I was lucky enough to know Dave for 6 years when he came to work at Larstan Industries, he was a very nice man. Going to miss him picking on me and other people there, and me scaring him lol. He will always be remembered❤

Regina Smith
Hagerstown, Maryland

I’m so sort to hear of his passing he was always so nice to me. Let me know if you need anything. Love Krissy

Krissy Fraley -Mowen
Martinsburg , WV

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