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Michael Leo
1958 - 2019
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Obituary for Michael Leo Richards


Michael Leo Richards, age 60, of 437 Richmond Ave. Danville, VA, entered into rest on August 4, 2019 at SOVAH Health Danville.

He was born on October 1, 1958, in Hartford, CT, the son of the late Leo Joseph Richards and Eleanor Michaelits, who survives.

He is survived by his wife, Queen Richards.

In addition to his mother and wife, he is survived by a daughter, Shayna Martin; a son, Michael Leo Richards, Jr.; five grandchildren, Alexisdenize Martin, Leanna Brown, Michael Leo Richards, III, Myles Richards, and Malina Richards; and a sister, Mary Katherine Scott.

Scott Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Chatham is serving the Richards family.
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