Tom Travis Richards died April 8, 2017 at the age of 74. He was born May 21, 1942 in Shafter to Oscar and Doris.
A North Fork resident for 12 years, he was self-employed fabricating and installing Corian counter tops. A U.S. Army vet, he enjoyed golfing, ocean fishing and hunting.
Mr. Richards was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers Jonnie and Ron.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Sandy; his children Joshua and wife Michelle of Buda, Texas, Alan Ewers of Los Gatos, Kimberly Davis and husband Steven, also of Los Gatos, Del Colegrove and Dustin Colegrove, both of Santa Cruz; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; and his sister Nita Tawyea of Taft.
A celebration of life will be held 1 p.m., May 20, at the Richards’ home in North Fork.