Richard was a hard worker and during his life worked for Zurrer and more recently Rishton Welding, where he stayed up until his retirement. He was also a member of James Street and the Straits Club for many years.
He leaves behind his much loved niece Lisa and her husband Glyn, his dear brother in law Barry and also his treasured great nieces Abbie, Emillie and Ruby.
Richard will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
A celebration of life service will take place on Monday 27th June 2016 at 2.20pm at Accrington Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations are welcomed in memory of Richard for The British Heart Foundation, c/o Barton & Hallworth Funeral Service, The Old Foxhill, 136 Union Road, Oswaldtwistle. Tel: 01254 390542.