MURFREESBORO, TN Walter John "Jack" Richards Jr, 64, formerly of Carroll County, Md., died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Clayton, Ga., as a result of injuries received in a car accident. Born in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Walter John and Sara Elizabeth Richards, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Dominici Richards, and a brother-in-law, John Brauning. Mr Richards is survived by his son, Nathan Richards of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; a sister, Karen Chronister and husband, Lee of Hanover; nephews, Kegan Brauning and wife, Michele, and children, Garett and Josephine of Littlestown, and Jeremy Brauning and wife, Petra and daughter, Sierra of Hanover; and numerous cousins and other loving family. Jack was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School in Emmittsburg, Md., and received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1971. Jack began his 41 year engineering career in Finksburg, Md., with Rowan Controller, which became Gould, which became Telemecanique, and now the current Schneider Electric, where he worked in Seneca, S.C., before moving to Murfreesboro. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Littlestown, with The Rev. James M Sterner Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are by Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro, Tenn., and local arragements are by Little's Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, family asks for contributions to go to a charity of ones choice. Online condolences may be shared on littlesfh.com
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Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 24, 2013