Lester Joseph Richard
May 22, 1947 – November 3, 2019
Lester Richard, age 72, of Sulphur, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Lester was born May 22, 1947 in Sulphur, Louisiana.
A Louisiana native, Lester traveled widely while he was in the US Navy until he met and married Willie and they settled in the Sulphur area.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Willie Mae Richard, parents, Wilfred and Virgie Richard, and brother, Aron Richard.
Survivors include his son, Jimmie Rawson and wife, Angela of Missouri; daughter, Charlotte Trahan and husband, Lance of Carlyss; sister, Ona Ornsby and husband, Ron of Lake Charles; brothers-in-law, Donnie Wright of Sulphur, Roger Wright and David Wright of Livingston, TX; sisters-in-law, Flo Back of Albany, GA and Dot Tanner of St. Augustine, FL; ten grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday and will resume at 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at Hixson-Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home.
Graveside services for Paw Paw Lester will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in Mimosa Pines Cemetery of Carlyss. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.hixsonsulphurmemorial.com for the Richard family.
- Jimmie Rawson and wife Angela, Son
- Charlotte Trahan and husband Lance, Daughter
- Ona Ornsby and husband Ron, Sister
- Donnie Wright, Brother-in-law
- Roger Wright, Brother-in-law
- David Wright, Brother-in-law
- Flo Back, Sister-in-law
- Dot Tanner, Sister-in-law
- Willie Mae Richard, Wife (deceased)
- Wilfred and Virgie Richard, Parents (deceased)
- Aron Richard, Brother (deceased)
- also left to cherish his memory are ten grandchildren; and nineteen great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
- Visitation Tuesday, November 5, 2019
- Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2019
- Graveside Service Wednesday, November 6, 2019