Raymond "Ike" S. Richard Sr. passed away peacefully at home in the presence of his family on December 6, 2013 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of Virgie Bonnee' Richard for 60 years. Father of Monica Gamble (Earl), Karen Bell (Joseph), Raymond Richard Jr. (Darvell), and Raymonda Moore. Grandfather of Shannon, Chelsey, Curston, Lanna, Jared, Ryan, and Ethan. Brother of Bernadette R. Winder. Brother-in-law of Emmanuel and Paul Bonnee', Ramona Luke, Gloria Williams, and Joyce DaSilva (Louis). Also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Mr. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Richard and Florence Joseph Richard; his brothers: Joseph, Alvin, Rollin, Marshall, Ferdinand, and Edward Richard; sisters: Mary Richard, Agnes Washington, Cecile Jones; mother-in-law, Virgie Dupre' Bonnee'; father-in-law, Anthony Bonnee' Sr.; sister-in-law, Lucia B. Gite; brother-in-law, Anthony Bonnee' Jr.; and son-in-law, Keith Wolfe. Relatives and friends of the family, also priest and parishoners of St. Katherine Drexel and Blessed Sacrament/St. Joan of Arc Catholic Churches, employees of the Regional Transit Authority/Veolia Transportation, L.W. Higgins High School, Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, are all invited to attend the mass of Christian Burial at St Katherine Drexel Catholic Church, 2015 Louisiana Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70115 on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10 a.m. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Vincent de Paul Cemetery #2. Please visit us at www.charbonnetfuneralhome.com. Arrangements with Charbonnet-Labat-Glapion.
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Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from Dec. 11 to Dec. 13, 2013