On October 14, 2022, Robert E., age 99 years, formerly of Barrington, NJ, passed away. He was the loving husband of the late Eleanor, (nee Reino); cherished father of Kathleen Smith, Michael A. Richards (Cindy), and Robert Richards (Janet); devoted grandfather of Rachel Campbell, Brian Richards, Scott Richards, Gregory Richards, and Jaime Hoyt. He is also survived by his three great grandchildren.
Robert served as a chief petty officer in the US Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was an Electronics tester for RCA in Camden for twenty years and an airplane mechanic at Aero Haven Airport. He was the co-founder of Chapter 21 of the EAA. Robert was a private pilot and loved flying. He was a Charter Member of the Immanuel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 1221 Elm Avenue, Oaklyn, NJ 08107. Robert will be sadly missed by his family, friends, and church members.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 10-11:00 AM, at the DuBois Funeral Home, 700 South White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ 08106. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. The internment will be at Harleigh Cemetery, 1640 Haddon Avenue, Camden, NJ 08103. Funeral arrangements under the direction of DuBois Funeral Home. Condolences and memories may be shared at DuboisFuneralHome.