John T. Richards

Published 10:02 am Tuesday, November 15, 2022

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Landrum– On November 8, 2022, John T. Richards passed to his rest at 68. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, in December 1953.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Robert and his sister Joan. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Rosanne; his sons Lucas (Laura), and Andrew (son); grandchildren, Livia, Flynn, and Anya; his sister Mary DeRuso and his brother Phil Richards.

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John obtained an associate degree in Miami, Florida, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Collegedale, Tennessee. He moved to Upstate SC in 1983 and owned/operated Richards Hearing Center for 28 years in Landrum. He was an active member of the Tryon SDA Church.

A service will be held at the Tryon SDA Church on Sunday, November 20, at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to ADRA International at

Andrew Richards