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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Friends will gather Sunday to remember extraordinary life of Evan Richards

Evan Richards
Evan Richards

Villager Evan Richards, known for his endless energy and devotion to numerous causes, will be honored in a memorial service Sunday at Hope Lutheran Church.

He was a past president of the Villages Homeowners Association and served on the Central Florida Health Alliance Board of Directors.

Rotary Club of The Villages President Ric Hutchens worked alongside Richards on many projects.

In particular, Richards was a mentor in Take Stock in Children and was very involved in the Rotary’s scholarship efforts, Hutchens said.

And Hutchens said he will miss Richards’ sunny disposition.

“He would always meet people with the greeting ‘you look marvelous,'” Hutchens said.

“I had the privilege and honor of knowing and working alongside Evan in many efforts in improving The Villages community, including the many projects of the  Rotary Club of The Villages, the Sumter Republican Executive Committee, The Villages Regional Hospital Foundation, and his total commitment to The young men he mentored through Take Stock in Children,” said Villager Pete Wahl.

“If Evan said he would do something, you could consider it done.  He was forever positive in his approach to everything, including his last battle against prostate cancer.  I appreciate and will remember all the times we were able to spend together.”

To read Richards’ obituary, follow this link: http://villages-news.com/evan-richards/

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