Dillard Lee Richards, 91, of Daleville, passed away Monday, April 29, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ellen Hill Richards; son, David Warren Richards; and son-in-law, Paul L. Gluth. He was a World War II Army Veteran, having served in the 38th Infantry Division, and received a bronze star and a Philippine Liberation Medal.
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He is survived by his daughter, Bonnie O. Gluth, of Daleville; daughter-in-law, Janet G. Richards, of Daleville; granddaughters, Mary Catherine Mullins and husband, Scott, of Troutville, and Carmen Nicole Dillon, of Daleville; and great- grandchildren, Katlyn Poff, Matthew Deacon, Maggie Lee Deacon, Colton Dillon, Gabrielle Mullins, Hannah Dillon, Hunter Dillon, and Sawyer Mullins.
A private graveside service with Military Honors will be held for the family. Arrangements by Botetourt Funeral Home, Buchanan. Online condolences may be made by visiting botetourtfuneralhome.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on Apr. 30, 2013