Mr. Arthur E. Richards, President/Owner of Wilton Sales Associates, Inc., passed away Friday, March 11, at Norwalk Hospital following a lengthy illness.
Mr. Richards was born in Flushing, N.Y., on Jan. 20, 1940, a son of the late Arthur Richards and Georgianna Katherine McHugh. His son Paul Douglas Richards of Wilton predeceased him.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Charlotte Engstrom Richards, a daughter, Cynthia Richards Osborne of Florida, and three sons, Arthur Edward Richards, Jr. of San Jose, Calif., Stephen Bradley Richards and wife Kimberly of Oakhurst, Calif., Curtis Owen Richards of Ceres, Calif., and a sister Lylas Palmeritto, of Laguna Vista, Texas. He has six grandchildren, Tai Rene Richards Booth and husband Kevin of St. Peters, Mo., Coby Edward Osborne and wife Emily, Ashland, Ore., Caleb Donald Osborne, Reno, Nev., Kira Anne Osborne of San Francisco, Calif., Cameron Stephen Richards and Emilie Michelle Richards of Oakhurst, Calif., and newest arrival great-grandson Henry James Booth. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.