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Patricia Richards

December 12, 1960 — December 22, 2020


Patricia Lynn Snelling-Richards, age 60, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away late Tuesday night, December 22, 2020 at the James Cancer Center in Columbus after a long hard fought battle with cancer.

She was born December 12, 1960 in Wilmington, Ohio, daughter of the late Donald Alexander Snelling and Ruby Jesslyn Dunn Snelling.

Patricia was graduate from Wilmington High School Class of 1978. She loved to be outdoors with her husband to watch animals. Patricia was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a caring and compassionate woman, who would give you the shirt off her back. Patricia will be deeply missed by her loved ones.

Surviving are her loving husband of 32 years, Donald Richards of Wilmington, son, Donald Alexander (Chanda) Richards of Wilmington, daughter, Virginia Rose Motech of Wilmington, five grandchildren, Taylor Renee, Leann Brooke, Samantha, Reynolds, Matti Montech, and Charles Ballein, brother, John (Dina) Snelling of Wilmington, sister, Judy Cutter of South Lebanon, several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Patricia was preceded in death by her grandson, Ethan King and a brother, David Snelling.

According to Patricia's wishes, no services will be held.

Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, Wilmington, is serving the family.

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