Kinch Joseph Richards, age 88, passed away on Sunday, August 3, 2014. He was a native of Farnham, England, and a longtime resident of New Orleans East. He was preceded in death by his wife, Cathryn Bertram Richards; his parents, Edward Richards and Ida Corinne Matthew; his sisters, Edwina Barbara Richards Salaun and Rosellen Bynum. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Gregory Richards (Stephanie) and Margaret Richards Aucoin (Melvin), and his grandchildren, Jacob and Megan Aucoin. Mr. Richards proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during WWII and was a member of the Southeastern Chapter of Ex-POW's. He graduated from Holy Cross, Class of 1943, attended Tulane University School of Architecture, and retired as Contract Administrator with T.L. James and Company. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 1:00 PM from the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive, Metairie, La., and the visitation will begin at 12:00 PM. Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered www.gardenofmemoriesmetairie.com
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Aug. 5 to Aug. 7, 2014