Robert "Bob" Richard, 72, a resident of Madison, died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, at St. Dominic's Hospital in Jackson.

Robert was born on Nov. 7, 1941, in Opelousas, La., to the late Saul and Valentine Richard.

He has been a resident of the Jackson-Madison area since 1961.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother Cliford Richard.

Robert is survived by his wife, Sylvia Soileau Richard of Ville Platte, La., one daughter, Angela Stamey (Rob) of Canton, two sons, Mark Richard (Malinda) of Guntersville, Ala., Tony Richard (Karen) of Canton, 4 grandchildren and one sister, Ivy Mae Quebedeaux of Opelousas.

Funeral services were held at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

The family has requested memorial contributions be directed to The Alzheimer's Association Mississippi Chapter, 196, Ridgeland.