Services: Have been held.
Lynn J. Richards, 86, of Carlsbad, died Thursday, July 10, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock.
He was born July 26, 1916, in Weatherford, Texas.
He grew up on a farm near Dora and graduated from Dora High School. He attended college in Portales for one year. In May 1936 he married Flora Hightower in Pep. He owned a dairy farm for 20 years. He moved to Carlsbad in 1954 and went to work for IMC. He retired in 1981 after 27 years. He was an avid golfer and an active member of Sunset Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Dwight (and wife, Marie) Richards of San Antonio, Texas; three brothers, Lee (and wife, Loree) Richards Jr. of Carlsbad, Paul (and wife, Berniece) Richards of Hobbs and Mack (and wife, Wanda) Richards of Dora; two sisters, Pansy Evans and Rosemary (and husband, James) Shackleford, all of Dora; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 1 to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Denton-Funchess Funeral Home in Carlsbad.
Ray Young will officiate the services.
Burial will be Carlsbad Cemetery in Carlsbad.
Pallbearers will be Ron Clem, Gerald Gaines, John Foster, Don Roberts, Connie Coalson and Mack Powers.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Children’s home of Portales.
Denton-Funchess Funeral Home of Carlsbad is handling arrangements.