Walter J. Richards Jr.

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Walter John "Jack" Richards Jr., 64, of Murfreesboro Tenn., formerly of Carroll County, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Clayton Ga., as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.

Born in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Walter John and Sara Elizabeth Richards Sr. He was married to Sarah Dominici Richards.

He was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School in Emmittsburg and received a Bachelor of Science in aerospace and mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland in 1971. He began his 41-year engineering career in Finksburg with Rowan Controller, which became Gould then became Telemecanique and now the current Schneider Electric, where he worked in Seneca, S.C. before moving to Murfreesboro.

Surviving are son Nathan Richards, of Murfreesboro; sister Karen Chronister and husband Lee, of Hanover; nephews Kegan Brauning and wife Michele, of Littlestown, Pa.; Jeremy Brauning and wife Petra, of Hanover; great-nieces and great-nephew Garett, Josephine and Sierra Brauning; and numerous cousins and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his wife and a brother-in-law, John Brauning.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Littlestown with the Rev. James M Sterner officiating. A burial will be in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery.

Arrangements were made by Woodfin Memorial Chapel in Murfreesboro and local arragements are by Little's Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a .

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Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 24, 2013
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