OBITUARY: Winston Ashton Richards (March 7, 1935-December 19, 2022)
DURHAM: Winston Ashton Richards, PhD., 87 years old, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving wife Kathleen, his children, in-laws and grandchildren on Monday, December 19, 2022, at his home in Durham, North Carolina. Born in Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago, to the late Edward Richards and Leanora Nimblett-Richards, Dr. Richards came to University in the United States in 1955. Dr. Richards received degrees from Marquette University and The University of Western Ontario. Dr. Richards was a professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Penn State University, Harrisburg, a visiting professor at Stanford University and The University of the West Indies.
Dr. Richards is survived by his wife, Kathleen Marie Richards Esq.; children: Ashton Richards, Dr. Winston T. Richards and wife Michele, Dr. Marie Barber and husband Toby, Dr. Michael Richards and wife Dr. Malana Moshesh, Bridgette Richards Esq. and husband Jorge Fidhel, Mary Kroner and husband Charles, Dr. Patricia Richards-Altmon and husband Dr. Ephraim Lorenzo Altmon and Edward Richards; ten grandchildren; brother, Dr. Henry Richards and wife Carol (deceased); sister, Jacqueline Richards; nephew, Courtney Richards and wife Debra and niece, Laura Richards.
Visitors will be received starting at 1:30 p.m. and the Memorial Service will commence at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st at Clements Funeral Home. A private link for viewing the service will be posted on Clements’ site.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to HipoFam, a non-profit association that promotes information and research of Familial Hypomagnesemia (a rare kidney disease) in each of its variants, created by and for those affected by these pathologies. There are no other patient associations, either inside or outside of Spain, specific to Familial Hypomagnesemia in any of its variants. Donations are accepted through credit card and PayPal.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service in Durham. Online condolences can be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.