The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Hi71° Partly Sunny then Isolated Showers


Lo49° Slight Chance Showers then Partly Cloudy


Hi70° Mostly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Columbus Day

Hi69° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo54° Partly Cloudy


Hi73° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo51° Mostly Clear


Hi75° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo53° Mostly Clear

Roy ‘Joe’ Richards Jr.

Send to Kindle
Print This

Roy “Joe” Richards Jr., 64, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013.

He had been a longtime resident of the Wenatchee Valley and was known as “The Milkman,” as co-owner of J & G Distributing, and delivered milk in the Wenatchee Valley for over 30 years.

Survivors include his wife, Gail Richards of Leavenworth; his children, Jake Richards of Snohomish, Diana Richards of East Wenatchee and Cally Steele and Cole Worrell, both of Cashmere; and his brothers, Bill Richards of Leavenworth and Ed Richards of Wenatchee.

A celebration of life gathering will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by Jones & Jones-Betts Funeral Home, Wenatchee.

Questions about commenting? See our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy.

Comments Help

A few important points:

  • You must have a Disqus account to comment (your Wenatchee World login and Disqus login are completely separate)
  • You must provide your first and last name
  • Your comment must be civil

For more information see our Disqus commenting FAQ or our full commenting policy