LAWRENCE J. RICHARDS, 57, of Fort Wayne, died on Monday, April 1, 2013, at his residence. Born Dec. 17, 1955, he was the son of the late Lawrence J. Richards Sr. and Gladys Riggle Richards. Surviving are his brother, Mark (Cindy) Richards of Canton, Ga.; sister, Tracie (Dennis) Proxmire of New Haven; sons, Paul Vervika of Ohio, John Vervika of Pennsylvania and Keith Richards of Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday. Preferred memorials to The Mustard Seed or The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission. Arrangements by Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services.