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Paul Fredrick Richards was born in Boston, Massachusetts February 15, 1964 and made his transition on May 16, 2020. Paul was the son of William Richards and Bessie Gaul.
He attended Boston Public Schools, Iron Workers Local # apprentice program and was a graduate of Bay State School 7 Technology. In addition, Paul was certified by the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials, Inc. (IAABO) and enjoyed being a referee. Furthermore, he was employed at Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation the (DCR) as a labor supervisor.
Paul greatly appreciated giving back to his community. He will be remembered for his contributions as an active member with the No Books No Ball Basketball program and enjoyed mentoring young boys and girls with life and athletic skills that would help shape their future.
He also enjoyed attending annual summer basketball camps where he and other coaches accompanied various student athletes from Boston to experience weeklong activities at several colleges such as George Washington University, University of Massachusetts and Rutgers University.
Paul was proceeded in death by his father, William Richards and brother William Richards, Jr. Paul was survived by his daughter Latasha Richards and his granddaughter. His loving family Bessie Gaul and Ali Abdur Rashad & Shirley Richards, Tony & Juanita Richards, Victor & Rosemarie Richards, Darryl Richards, and Steven Gaul will forever remember him, in addition to several nieces and nephews.
he Family of the late Paul F. Richards wishes to thank everyone for their kind expressions of sympathy, prayers and all acts of kindness extended to them during their hour of bereavement. The family expresses their sincere gratitude to all those who have supported us during this time of loss.