Paul E. "Chink" Richers, 73, of Sawkill, passed peacefully on Monday, September 9, 2019 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, New York surrounded by his loving family.
Paul was a graduate of Kingston High School, class of 1965 and a graduate of Ulster County Community College. He was veteran of the US Army and had served in Vietnam. He had also served in the Army National Guard, 10th Mountain Division.
Paul had worked for IBM in Kingston and Poughkeepsie and then the New York State Department of Transportation.
He was an avid bowler, for over 40 years he bowled in the Frontier Bowling League. He enjoyed golf, camping, was a classic car fan and a lifelong Mets and Jets fan.
He was born on February 27, 1946 in Glendale, California and was the son of the late George and Pearl Emberson Richers.
Paul was the husband of Sandra "Sandy" Boice Richers, they wed on May 15th, 1971. In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Robyn L. Rolph and her husband Marshall, Jason P Richers and his fiancé Lisa Anderson and Ryan W. Richers and his wife Stephanie. His grandchildren Alannah and Ava Rolph, Alexandra and Charlie Rose Richers. A sister Mildred Wakeley and her husband Bill, a brother Charles Richers, a nephew Edward "Skippy" Wakeley and a grandniece Nicole.
Arrangements entrusted to A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Ave, Kingston. The family will receive their friends on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. For those who wish, contributions in Paul's memory may be made to a veteran's organization of your choice. A tribute for Paul may be found at www.CarrFH.com, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
KINGSTON, NY 12401
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I am saddened to hear of your loss. I hope that the outpour of love and support from your family and friends during this difficult time, will help you throughout the years to come.
Honored to know him and always great talking with him our bowling league will be quite without him . R.I.P my friend 🙏💪🏻❤️ To your family & friends
I was very saddened to hear of Paul's sudden passing. I knew him on the golf course, liked him and his spirit. My condolences to all his family, relatives and friends. We've all lost a good man too soon.
To Sandy and your family and loved ones, your loss will ,and is shared, by all that knew Paul. I took pleasure in knowing him. He took on life no matter how hard it was thrown at him. We all could learn a lesson from this man’s fortitude. I, as all that knew him, will miss him greatly. God bless him and keep him. Rest In Peace Chink. Rest In Peace.
My man chink no times where better than we you drank with us. Thank you for my best friend!RIP. The Sisco family!