Resident of Antioch
Daniel Richards, age 64, of Antioch, passed away surrounded by his loving family on June 21, 2013. Dan was tough, gentle, enduring, compassionate and most of all unconditionally loving.
He grew up in Marietta, OH and after high school served in the Army
Signal Corps, stationed in South Korea for 2 years. The last 28 years he spent in Contra Costa County where he established his Artistic Steamway Carpet Cleaning company and took pride in serving his many customers. He enjoyed singing, bowling and reading a good book in the solitude of his backyard.
Dan is predeceased by his parents, OJ and Sylvia Richards, son Greg Richards, and brother Jim Richards. He is survived by his devoted wife Kathy, beloved daughters April (Travis) Ashbrook, Monica (Tim) Capps, stepson Christiaan (Perez), and much-loved grandchildren Victoria (Neely), Tyler & Nathan Ashbrook, Nicole & Jeremy Capps, brother Tim Richards, and sisters Teresa Board and Tami Duncan.
Dan's ashes were scattered during a private family gathering. A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the