Wilson Richards, 67 of Hermitage, died on September 27, 2015 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

He was a welder, a mechanic, a Baptist and graduate of Hermitage High School.

Mr. Richards was born November 20, 1947 in Bradley County and was the son of the late Durwood “Duby” Richards and Bonnie Ferrell Richards.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Linda Sue Payne Richards.

Survivors include a son, Scott Richards of Hermitage; a daughter, Kelly Richards and fiancé John “JD” Beaty, Rye; and a granddaughter, Madelyn Beaty of Rye.

Graveside services will be held on September 30 at 10 a.m. at Union Hill Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating.

Pallbearers are Bobby Mann, Keith Outlaw, Donnie Ray Lowry, Merl Richard, Alton Richard, Lathan Hairston, Terry Don Richard, Russell Richard and Sonny Bethea.