Scott Lavon Richards, 43, of Hermitage, died on September 2, 2017 at his home.

He was born on December 4, 1973 in Warren and was the son of the late Wilson Richards and Linda Payne Richards.

He was a 1992 graduate of Hermitage High School and a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello where he earned a bachelor’s degree and was a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity.

After college, he was employed with Lucky Chevrolet as a sales associate, and soon diagnosed with a heart complication that lead to his early retirement. Scott was a fun-loving person and a friend to his classmates, fraternity brothers and his neighbors.

He is survived by a sister, Kelly Richards and her fiancé John David Beaty of Rye; a niece, Madeline Beaty of Rye; his best friends, Kristi Clanton and Shawnda Outlaw, both of Hermitage; his pet, Rhett Rowdy Richards.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, September 5 at at 10 a.m. at Union Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the cemetery.

Arrangements by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren.