Laurence Richards Obituary

Laurence "Larry" Richards
Laurence "Larry" Richards

January 30, 1938 - April 4, 2015
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Laurence Richards, 77, passed away on Saturday, April 4, 2015 at Taylor Hospice House in Des Moines.

Memorial services will be 9:30 am on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at New Hope Assembly of God Church in Urbandale. Burial will be in the Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery. A memorial visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5-7 pm at Grandview Park Funeral Home.

Laurence was born in Des Moines on January 30, 1938 to Roland and Viola Richards. He lived all his life in the Des Moines area and served in the Army National guard for 10 years. Laurence was owner-operator of Larry's handyman service for over 30 years.

He is survived by his daughter, Leann (Norman) Clark; sons, Ronald, Cody (Amanda) and Laurence (Karen Fleming); his companion, Judy Carney; a step-daughter, Rhonda Murillo; 12 grandchildren, Joey Clark, Misty Clark, Micah Richards, Anthony Clark, Jaiden Richards, Cody Richards, Samuel Richards, Kyle Richards, Emma Richards, Riley Richards, Julia Schrader and Hannah Tomlinson; 10 great-grandchildren; Makalah Clark, Amita Clark, Alex McCoy, Chantal McCoy Mackie Clark, Sariya Richards, Keiton Schrader, Kaliyah Wilder, Kaison Wilder, and Ta Shawn Douglas.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Taylor Hospice House.

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Hope Assembly of God Church
4425 70th Street
Urbandale, IA USA 50322
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
9:30 AM
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 Northeast 60th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313
Wednesday, April 8, 2015