Robert G. Richards
Robert G. (Gregg) Richards, 70, died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville, Ark. He was born March 16, 1947, in Tulsa, Okla. to William H. Richards and Geraldine Purvis Richards.
After serving four years in the U.S. Air Force, including a tour of duty in Vietnam, he returned to Tulsa, where he ran an HVAC business for 12 years. He moved with his family to the Bentonville/ Bella Vista area in 1987, working in the refrigeration industry for another 20 years before entering semi-retirement as a home builder and instructor at NWACC.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, William H. Richards Jr.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Peggy; son, Rod; two sisters, Susan Rodebush and Sally Hendrickson; one brother, John Richards.
Cremation was performed by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory.
A celebration of his life is planned for the spring. Details will be announced later.
On-line condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com.