Donald (Don) Ivan Richards

30/10/1935 - 17/03/2023

In loving memory of Donald Ivan Richards who sadly passed away on 17th March 2023, aged 87 years
Much loved husband of Margaret
Dearly loved father of Sharne, Gary (dec), Tricia and Grant.
Father-in-law of Frank, Bill and Karyn.
Cherished grandfather of Ariarne, Tesny, Tyler, Maddy, Tom and Bailey.
Great-grandfather of Taj, Kai, Isla, Zebbie, Elijah and Bodie.

Forever in our Hearts
Rest in Peace

To be an online guest at Donald’s funeral service, please visit

East Geelong Uniting Church
195 Ormond Road East Geelong
24/03/2023 @ 11:00
Geelong Eastern Cemetery
141 Ormond Road East Geelong
Jan Pike
2023-03-20 09:27:24
My addoroble uncle don I’m can’t put into words how heartbroken I am your unconditionally love u gave me over the last 50yrs I thanku sooo much you were not just my uncle you were my mate I will miss your wicked laugh and your jokes most of you uncle don life ant gonna be the some but I know your be walking along side of me with dads saying tell β€˜em there dreaming I absolutely heart broken and numb for aunty marg sharne Trish dik and the family Another beautiful angel πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ’”πŸ€πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™love u heeps gonna miss you mate my bloody mate of so many years love janny and Robyn xx never forgotten look after dad please
Jan Pike
2023-03-20 10:01:27
This is on behalf of mum Sending my love and always on the loss of don Jan is typing this on behalf of me marg Trish sharne grant xx I’m sorry I can’t be there on the celebration of dons life xx but you know I’m here in your heart ❀️ Just remember he will always be there walking besides you all love Robyn
Tess Stewart
2023-03-22 06:39:05
Don I’m going to miss you coming into work (Kmart) and having a chat and a laugh, giving me photos of the β€œCats” and me helping you make all your mugs. R.I.P Don I will never forget you πŸ’™πŸ’™
Sally Nicol
2023-03-23 21:17:46
Uncle Don , your passing is the end of an era. Many great memories , lots of basketball, Glenn Campbell and Charlie pride records playing at no 17. , You , taking my dad to see his beloved North Melbourne win the VFL premiership. You maybe gone but will not ever be forgotten . Rest well. Our condolences and thoughts are with Aunty Marg, Sharne , Trish, Dik and your clan on uncle Dons passing . Sally & Andrew Nicol and Bev Gray