POLAND, OHIO A memorial service will be held at a later date for William Eudoise Richards, 76, who passed away at the Hospice House Friday morning.
William was born April 29, 1937, in Youngstown, a son of William Eudoise Sr. and Rachel B. Mealy Richards.
He lived in the area his entire life.
He was the parts manager for Barrett Cadillac for 25 years and was a self-employed auctioneer.
William was an international renowned carnival glass auctioneer and was a member of local antique car clubs. He belonged to the Memorial Baptist Church in Poland, Ohio.
William married Carole S. Lucas on Sept. 3, 1955.
Besides his wife of Poland, Richard leaves one son, William Eudoise Richards III of Poland, Ohio; and three daughters, Karen E. (Jerry) Stare and Darlene F. (Robert) DiLullo, both of Poland, Ohio, and Peggie R. (Charles) Prystash of Boardman; 10 grandchildren, Carrie Wimbish, Candice DiLullo, Ashlie Faber, Amber Glenn, Courtney DiLullo, Charles Prystash, Christy Stare, Jerry Stare, Zachary Richards and Nathan Richards; and five great-grandchildren.
William was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrot Road, Poland, OH 44514.
Arrangements are being handled by the Clemente Funeral Home in Struthers.
Visit www.clementefuneralhomes.com to send condolences and to view this obituary.
“I have been away..I'm so sorry for you lose my prayer are with you Darlene and Carol and the family. Your father is in a good place none with our Lord. Love ginny”
“We have great memories of many conventions and auctions. Bill always got everyone's attention when he started calling a sale. He was loved by carnival glass collectors worldwide. We will miss him. Our love to you all.”