Charles E. Richards, Jr., 81, of Marlborough, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 20, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Charlie was born on September 24, 1937 in Boston, MA, a son of the late Charles E., Sr. and Diane J. (Tuff) Richards. He was raised in Marlborough, Ma, where he graduated from Marlborough Trade School and resided his entire life.
Charlie worked as a tool maker for Fenwal Inc. in Ashland, Ma for many years before retiring. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing hiking and hunting. He was also a longtime member of the Hudson Rod and Gun Club.
Charlie is survived by his beloved wife Sandra L. (Gelina) Richards; his daughter, Kerrie L. Richards of Marlboro and two grandchildren, Ryan and Raianne Richards.
In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his son, Keith E. Richards and by several siblings.
Services for Charlie will be private. TIGHE HAMILTON REGIONAL FUNERAL HOME is honored to be assisting with his arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: American Brain Tumor Association, 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Ste 550, Chicago, IL 60631. www.abta.org