E. "Bobbie"
Wadsworth, OH

Roberta E. Richards, age 81, passed away on February 13, 2022. She was born in Newark, OH on August 2, 1940 to the late Robert and Virginia (Woltjen) Buckey.

Roberta worked at the Wadsworth Public Library, including traveling the city on the Bookmobile, and was a volunteer with the Medina County Parks. She was a creative artist with paint, calligraphy, and Halloween costumes. Roberta enjoyed being in nature, bird watching and gardening, and also fostered dogs and cats. It was noted, “She was one of the kindest people I have ever known.”

Preceded in death by her husband, Dan; and son, Scott, Roberta is survived by her sister, Gina Ann Buckey; daughters, Karen Richards, Tracy (Tom) Penrose; son, Eric Richards; grandchildren, Gina Marie (Bjarke), Anthony and Madelyn; and great-grandson, Viggo.

Friends and family will be received on Wednesday, February 23rd, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St. in Wadsworth, where a Memorial service will begin at 5 p.m. with Rev. Donald Ebert officiating. Facial coverings are required at all services. Donations may be made to the Robert Ernest, Virginia Woltjen Buckey and Scott Buckey Richards Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund through the Licking County Foundation.