Honas Hayes Richards, 79, of Zionsville, passed away on July 12, 2016.
Honas was born on July 19, 1936, to Matilda Still and Herbert Richards in Cincinnati, Ohio. He lead a 47-year career as a trainman with Pennsylvania Railroad Company, which later became Conrail. In 1960 he joined the Army and served as a heavy weapons infantryman at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin. Honas was a local chairman of the United Transportation Union, an avid golfer and NASCAR fan.
He is survived by his daughter, Toni Richards-Thompson (Martin); granddaughter, Erin Thompson; and his two sisters, Jenny Cox and Jerry Hols.
Honas is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanne Diersing Richards; his parents; three sisters; and two brothers.
Cremation services entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan- Zionsville.
Published on July 21, 2016