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Michael Richard

Michael Wayne Richard Sr.

Saturday, August 13th, 1955 - Wednesday, August 12th, 2020
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Obituary

Michael was born in Houston, TX. on August 13, 1955 to Mr. Leroy J. Richard and the late Mary Catherine Martel Richard.

He was called home to be with his Lord on August 12, 2020. Michael was hospitalized at Rapides Regional Hospital in Alexandria, LA. and died of complications caused by COVID-19 virus.

Michael was a lifelong member of Holy Ghost Catholic Church.
He attended Opelousas Senior High School and afterwards attended the Job Corps in San Marcos, TX. where he trained to be an operator.

Michael was married to Gloria Faye Richard and out of that union they had one son, Michael Richard, JR. Michael was also the father of two beautiful daughters Nichole(Niki) Richard and Ashley Butler. One stepson, Donald Ray Garrett, Sr. and one stepdaughter, LaTosha Denise Williams (Christopher).

He loved to cook and enjoyed family gatherings. He was always the life of the party and had a smile that touched every heart he encountered.

Michael was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Catherine Richard, maternal grandmother Cora Donatto Martel, grandfather, James Martel, paternal grandfather Morman Richard, Sr., grandmother Hilda Richard and brother-in-law David L. Jones.

He leaves behind to cherish his memories three children: Michael, Jr. of Alexandria, LA, Nichole(Niki) of Alexandria, LA and Ashely of Humble, TX, his loving Father Leroy J. Richard of Opelousas, LA, one brother, James Richard of Opelousas, LA, two sisters Pauline Jones of Richmond, VA, Cynthia Prejean(Wilbert) of Washington, LA. Four nephews: Gary Gaston, Christopher(Elly) Jones, Eric(Pascale) Jones and Javante’ Richard. He also leaves behind 5 grandchildren: Cedric, Ciara, Cyasia, Traylin Richard and Kaven Orvill, and 3 great grandchildren, 1 great nephew, 2 great nieces and a host of aunts, uncles, and many other relatives and friends.
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Sandra f pickney

Posted at 03:27am
My Nephew was a sweet person,always willing to help out.He had a great sense of humor, and a beautiful smile as the portrate shows.To my brother in law,Roy Richard,Pauline Jones,Cynthia and Nicky and All the Grand children,To Mrs Richard,May The God of all comfort give you comfort and peace by the power of the Holy Spirit.AMEN
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Sherril Gallien

Posted at 12:20pm
Hey Family, just sending love, prayers and my heartfelt condolences to all of you. I miss Mike already. He will always be in our hearts and memories.
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Pauline Jones

Posted at 11:41am
Please enjoy these cherished memories of Michael. Thank you for your prayers and support during this difficult time. - The Richard Family
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