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John Norman Richards

February 23, 1939 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 82)

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John N. Richards, age 82, of Belen, New Mexico, entered into rest on November 20, 2021. John was born on February 23, 1939 in Parkersburg, West Virginia to Argil and Mary Richards. John lived a bountiful life, serving his community as a meat-cutter, a minister, a silver miner, and a teacher’s assistant. John is preceded in death by his wife, Fran; his parents; and his sister, Janet. He is survived by his son, Dave and wife Melissa; daughters, Dacia and Briana; four grandchildren, Melodie, Kye, Mya, and Audra. He is also survived by his niece, Jeannie and her daughter Maddie. Arrangements are being handled by the caring professionals at the Noblin Funeral Service Belen Chapel, 418 W. Reinken Ave., (505)864-4448, where an online guest register is available at

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Graveside Service
December 3, 2021

1:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Park
924 Menaul Blvd., NE
Albuquerque, NM

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