Johnnie Louis Richards Sr., 78, of 627 Belltown Road, Havelock, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at his residence.

Johnnie Louis Richards Sr., 78, of 627 Belltown Road, Havelock, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at his residence.

He was co-owner of Richard’s Sanitation Company.

Funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Havelock Community M.B. Church. Interment will follow at the Bell Cemetery, Havelock.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Richards of the home; two sons, Johnnie L. Richards Jr. of Raleigh and Everette Richards of New Bern; three daughters, Debbie Berry Law, Lori Duvall and Ivette Jones, all of Havelock; one brother, Waldo Richards of Havelock; and one sister Margaret Cameron of Durham.

Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Oscar’s Mortuary.

The family will receive friends at the residence.