Class of 1959
Logansport High School
Logansport, Indiana


William O "Buckets" Richards
July 9, 1941 - July 3, 2014

     William "Buckets" Richards, 72, of Logansport, Indiana, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, in his residence. 
     Born July 9, 1941, in Cannelton, Indiana, he was the son of the late Boyd and Alma (Curl) Richards.  On April 1, 1978, in Logansport, he married Shirley A. Rucker who survives. 
     Bill retired from Exide Battery Factory.  He was a member of the Tipton Masonic Lodge #33, Mizpah Shrine Temple Valley of Fort Wayne, Logansport Shrine Club, American Legion Post #60, V.F.W. Post #3790, and Eagles Lodge #323. Bill served his country in the United States Navy.  [Bill graduated with the class of 1960.]
     Surviving along with his wife are five daughters, Donna Hankee, Columbus, MS; Dotti Richards, Columbus, MS; Dorine (Keilan) Deason, Logansport; Carol (Dennis) Pearson, Lafayette; Patty (Shane) Hochstetler, Elkhart; and a son, Kenny (Lisa) Clark, Kissimmee, FL; brother, Robert (Penny) Richards, Camden; sister, Mary (Gene) Pelter, Fort Wayne; brother in law, Jim (Bonnie) Bell, Logansport; eleven grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. 
     He was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Bell. 
     In according to Billís wishes there will be no services but friends are welcome to call the family or stop by to visit.  A private burial will be held at Ever-Rest Memorial Park cemetery. 

     In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Shrinerís Hospitals For Children in care of the Logansport Shrine Club 415 High Street Logansport, IN 46947 
     You may sign the guest book and send online condolences at 
     Arrangements have been entrusted to the Gundrum Funeral Home and Cass County Crematory.  (7-21-2014)
                           From the Gundrum Funeral Home Website