escort Donald P. Richards, 78, US Marine Corps, Vietnam veteran, through West Virginia for his final services, on Tuesday 21, February 2023 at Arlington National Cemetery. Donald went to be with the Lord on Sunday 15, January 2023.
Don graduated from Portsmouth West High School May 1962, after graduation he entered the United States Marine Corps and served from 1962 until 1969. He was honorably discharged March 1969, after serving in Vietnam. He was awarded: a Purple Heart, for wounds received in combat, a Combat Action Ribbon,
2 Presidential Unit Citations, a Navy Unit Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Ribbon with Silver Star, two South Vietnam Presidential Unit Citations, the Cross of Gallantry with Palm, the Vietnam Campaign Ribbon. He is a member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Primary Staging Details:
February 20, 2023 — 1:00 PM
Clarksburg WV, Rest Area off of Rt 79
Bridgeport, West Virginia 26330