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James C. "Jim" Richards


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James C. "Jim" Richards Obituary
James Richards

Des Moines

James C. Richards "Jim", 73, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at ManorCare Health Services of West Des Moines. A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2014 at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. Visitation will be 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014 also at Hamilton's on Westown Parkway.

Jim was born August 30, 1940 to Elizabeth and Richard Richards. He served with the Iowa Air National Guard until 1965. He owned and operated Bullseye Windshield Repair in Des Moines. Jim was a member of Highland Park Christian Church, the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association, the Beaver Creek Plainsmen, and the National Rifle Association. He was involved with Boy Scouts of America for many years, and was the leader of Post 99 and Troop 99 for several years.

Jim is survived by his loving wife, Jean; his children: Jill (Jeff) Samuelson, Janna (Mark) Larsen, and Jeff Richards and Jill Richards; and his grandchildren: Jennifer, Joshua, Erik, Kirsten, Nathaniel, Hayley, and Jonathan. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Dick.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America and the in loving memory of Jim.



Published in Des Moines Register on June 22, 2014
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