Scott Allen Richards, 45, of Hiawatha passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Scott was born on April 20, 1976, in Middletown, Ohio the son of Kenneth and Lyla (O’Donnell) Richards. Scott worked for DA Bunch Company as a union painter. He was a long-time member of Painters Local 447. Scott loved his family very much. He was always up to something, putting a smile on everyone’s face and a chuckle in their soul. He was a very hard worker, always lending a hand, willing to help others no matter how much of his own work there was to do. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, motorcycles and joking around with others. Scott was dearly loved by his family and will missed beyond words.
Survivors include his children Zackery Richards of Independence, Maddison Richards of Cedar Rapids, and Kameron Richards of Hiawatha, granddaughter Ellie Richards, mother Lyla Richards of Marion, father Kenneth Richards of Three Rivers, TX, brother Randy (Margaret) Strnad of Marion, sister Sherry (Robert) Nelson of Masonville, and significant other Kristine Sorenson of Hiawatha. Scott is also survived by his aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceding him in death were his grandparents Robert and Marcella Simmons and Clyde and Marjorie Richards.