Donald K. Richards, Marine veteran

February 22, 2024

Donald K. Richards, 94, of Tiffin, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, in Lewes.

Donald, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient, served his country during the Korean War. His dedication and bravery in the military were a true reflection of his character.

After his military service, Donald pursued a career as an electrical engineer in the industrial battery business. His methodical approach and intelligence were evident in his work, earning him respect among his colleagues.

Outside of work, Donald enjoyed going to the gym, making friends, and diving into books as an avid reader. His commitment to physical fitness and intellectual pursuits showcased his well-rounded personality.

Donald was known for his good sense of humor, intelligence, and handiness. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Lois Ann, who predeceased him in 2021. He was also a loyal friend to many and enjoyed meals at various restaurants throughout the area with his gym friends.

Details for Donald's ceremony are yet to be determined by his loved ones, who will gather to honor his memory and celebrate his remarkable life.

Donald will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

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