Bruce Arthur Richards, 65, of Jackson, Ohio, passed at 9:29 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Holzer Medical Center, Jackson, Ohio.

Bruce was born August 8, 1956, in Chillicothe, Ohio, the son of the late Harold Richards and G. Eileen (Freeland) Richards. On August 12, 1978, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane (Wilson) Richards, who survives.

Also surviving are two daughters: Miranda (Curtis) Green and Kristin Richards; eight grandchildren: J.J. and Paige Brunton, Carlee (Chase Burdine), Madison Lewis, Mallory, Caitlyn, Damon and Lily Green; great-grandson, Taysom; brother, Jim (Melinda) Richards; sister, Tracey (Brian) Jones; niece, Olivia; and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father.

Bruce was a retired construction laborer, Veteran of the U.S. Army and an Eagle Scout. He was a great family man and enjoyed the outdoors, with a passion for hunting. He enjoyed putting together his models and sharing with his grandkids and had an artistic talent.

Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Trinity Chapel C.C.C.U. Jackson, Ohio with Pastor Knox Bullock officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Family will receive friends at 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Jackson County Heart Support Group, in care of Becky Mayhew, 215 Broad St., Jackson, Ohio 45640.