HARDINSBURG, Ky. — Aulton Ray Richards, 84, of Hardinsburg, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Easton, Ky., on Dec. 7, 1936, the son of the late Elmer and Dell Fuqua Richards. Aulton was a member of St. Romuald Catholic Church, was an electrician and retired from Ford Motor Company after 32 years of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Burch Richards; son, Carl Anthony Richards; and siblings, Jane Canary, Josephine Gentry, Dirk Richards and Elmer “June” Richards Jr.
Funeral services will be held at St. Romuald Catholic Church on Friday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m., with Fr. Tony Jones officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at Trent-Dowell Funeral Home on Friday from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Leukemia Foundation, St. Romuald Church or a charity of choice.