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James Raymond Richards

November 4, 1962 ~ October 15, 2016

James Raymond Richards

James (Jim) Richards passed away peacefully in Whitehorse, Yukon on October 15, 2016 just a few weeks before his 54th birthday.

Jim was the proud father to two sons, Steven and Theoren (Theo), both of Whitehorse. He is also survived by his former wife and devoted friend, Carol Richards of Whitehorse; his mother, Joyce Richards of Tacoma, Washington; his brother, Steve Richards of Owensboro, Kentucky; and his favourite companion – his dog, Blue.

Jim was pre-deceased by his beloved brother Joe Richards (Idaho), and his parents-in-law, Wayne and Lona Hobbs (Whitehorse).

The family invites friends to join them at a celebration of Jim’s life, which will be held on Saturday November 5, 2016 from 2 pm to 4 pm at the Whitehorse Curling Club lounge, # 1 Sumanik Drive, Whitehorse.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be appreciated.

Comments (7)
  • 20 October 2016
    Thomas and Carokyn Mckee

    Joyce, Carolyn and I send our prayers and love to you and the family….we are so sad for your loss.

  • 20 October 2016
    Kate Morden

    Carol I wish I could be there for you. My thought are with you & the boys

  • 20 October 2016
    Sharon Fiorelli

    Carol; thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort. It is never easy….x0x0x0 Sharon

  • 20 October 2016
    Eileen O Leary

    Carol and boys my deepest condolences on your sad loss. Prayers for you all at this sad time.

  • 21 October 2016
    Veronica Tallman

    Carol, Steven and Theoren, I am truly sorry for you loss. Love is sent your way. You’re all in my prayers.

  • 21 October 2016
    Sharon Buck

    My condolences to you Carol and boys in your sad loss. I have many good memories of Jim laughing and telling stories around the campfire on the trail into
    Algae Lake for Rouge River. He was a good hand and fun to work with out there in the remote mountain country and a capable guide. My thoughts be with you.

  • 5 November 2016
    Rob Kolla

    My condolences to the family on Jims passing my memories of his hunting stories and his laughter always bring a smile

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