Mr. Robert Louis "Bobby" Richard, born on January 16, 1944 in Opelousas, Louisiana, to the late Lena and the late Armand, passed away peacefully at age 74 on August 14, 2018, at his home in Carencro, Louisiana.
Bobby served his country admirably in the United States Army from 1967 to 1968 during the Vietnam War.
Before his retirement in 2007, he worked as a radiology and nuclear medicine technologist at Doctors' Hospital of Opelousas. In all, Bobby worked over twenty-five years in the medical profession.
Bobby was the loving husband of Dawn B. Richard. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Dudley Richard, Roy Richard and Jimmy Richard; and sisters, Dolores Madden and Shirley Dicapo. Robert is survived by his sons, Brian (Kelly) Richard, Gregory (Claudia) Richard, Brad Richard, and Tyler Richard; grandchildren, Aiden Richard and Pierce Richard; brothers, Eugene Richard, Ronald Richard, and Glenn Richard; and sisters, Patsy Curtis and Linda Fontenot.
Friends and family can pay their respects between 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM on Wednesday, August 15. Visitation hours will resume on Thursday, August 16 at 8:00 AM until time of services. A rosary will be prayed at 6:00 PM on Wednesday evening. A Catholic word service will be held on Thursday, August 16 at 11:00 AM in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home.
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