Charles R. Richards, loving husband of the late Barbara (Hughes) Richards, passed away on March 11, 2018 at the age of 83 after a very brief battle with Cancer. He was born on November 30, 1934 to the late Charles Goldberg and Nelly Moody in Augusta, ME. Charles died peacefully in his home surrounded by three generations of his family. He graduated from Boston University’s School of Business and was a long-time employee of Blue Cross & Blue Shield, retiring from his career as the Vice President of the Jacksonville division. Charles is survived by his sister, Jean Clifton of Port Charlotte, FL; children, Brad Richards of Jacksonville, FL, Laura Paolillo of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, and Lisa Klane of Canton, MA; five granddaughters; Jina Paolillo, Aja Brown, Jenna Nelson, Amanda Hammond, and Ashley Klane; four great grandchildren; Rory Brown, Easton Brown, Henry Nelson, and Luke Nelson. Friends and family are welcome to attend a memorial service on Friday, March 16 at 4:00 p.m. at the Ponte Vedra Valley Funeral Home (rose garden), 4750 Palm Valley Rd, Ponte Vedra Beach.