Howard Marks Simon Richard, Jr.

Sunrise: June 16, 1934

Sunset: May 24, 2020

Howard Marks Simon Richard, Jr. passed away on May 24, 2020.

No Public Viewing Graveside Service Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00pm St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery 3000 Church Street Norfolk, VA 23504 Interment St. Mary's Catholic Church Cemetery 3000 Church Street Norfolk, VA 23504 Services are entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    Robert West says

    My condolences go out to the Richard’s Family. Bro. Richards was a dedicate Brother to all Alpha Brothers and he will be missed. Keep the faith and God will do the rest.

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    Kevin A. Painter says

    As a youth growing up here in Norfolk, Virginia, Bro. Dr. H. M. Richard was one of the many Alpha men who were Father-Figures in my life. Because of him, I was able to attend and graduate from his alma mater(Southern University) and become a member of his Fraternity/Chapter(Alpha Phi Alpha/Beta Sigma chapter). I thank the Lord/Savior Christ JESUS for placing you in my life when I needed it the most at an early age. May you now and always, from this day forward, rest in Heaven and Peace, as you have graciously made your transition to Alpha’s esteemed Omega chapter. You will certainly be missed.

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    Clarence and Sarah Peoples Perry says

    The Richards were great dedicated friends to my mom and my brother leon. Our family is indeed saddened by his passing and is holding his wife and family in our hearts. It is our prayer that God will give you peace and comfort during this time of bereavement.

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    Michael Parker says

    Thanks to Dr. H. Marks Richard for many years of service to Norfolk State University. I will keep the family in prayer and wish him eternal peace. He had a love for students and a kind heart.

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    Atoy Carrington says

    Dr. Richard was such a kind and thoughtful man. A wonderful conversationalist for sure and a wealth of information. Dr. Richard was just special in every way and always shared his knowledge and worth ethic on things that really matter. He will be missed by all and the Norfolk City Democratic Committee has lost a true warrior/servant for the cause.

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