Curt L. Richards, 59, Russell, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at his home.

He was born Feb. 13, 1958, in Russell to Bill A. and Marjorie A. (Richardson) Richards. He attended school in Russell.

He married Vicki S. Potter on March 25, 1978, in Russell. He worked more than 15 years for the Russell Regional Hospital in maintenance and the last 10 years as director of maintenance.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, of the home; two sons, Nate Richards, Beloit, and Joshua Richards, Kansas City, Kan.; a brother, Bill Richards, Wichita; a sister, Kim Berry, Ellsworth; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Otterbein United Methodist Church; burial in Russell City Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, with family present to greet friends from 6 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary.

Memorials are suggested to Russell Regional Hospital Maintenance Department in care of the mortuary.