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Ronald Richards, 1941-2021

Ronald Lee Richards, 79, of Lake Wales passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Advent Health Lake Wales.

He was born June 10, 1941, in Edinburgh, IN to the late Ernest and Lucille Richards; he moved to Lake Wales from Indiana in 2005. Ron received his high school diploma from Edinburgh High School, his bachelor's degree in biology from Ball State University, and his master's degree in education from Indiana University. He was a retired teacher and business owner. He loved animals, playing golf with friends, and fishing.

Ron is survived by his wife Julia Ann Richards; daughter, Dana Richards of Akron, OH; son, Andy Richards of Martinsville, IN; sisters, Carole Shofner of Frostproof and Susan Shepherd of Edinburgh, IN; and four grandchildren.

No services are scheduled at this time.


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