Jonathan David Richards

Jonathan David Richards passed into the arms of Jesus on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012. He was born at 5:57 p.m. and died shortly after birth due to complications from type 2 osteogenesis imperfecta.He was the beloved son of Joe and Heather (Bills) Richards of Columbia City.In addition to his parents, surviving relatives include his siblings, Grace McDevitt, Elijah McDevitt and Kenley Richards; grandparents, Kenny and Kathy Bills of Columbia City and Jerry and Linda Richards of Fort Wayne; great-grandparents, Eugene Heidenreich, Gerald and Jeanette Bills, all of Columbia City and Esther Richards of Fort Wayne.Surviving relatives also include aunts, Jennifer (Mike) Sery of Columbia City and Gretchen (Michael) Smith of Pennsylvania and uncles, Nathan Bills of West Lafayette, Dan Richards of Florida and Greg Richards of Arizona.A celebration of Jonathan will be held Saturday, Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Rd. in Fort Wayne.The visitation will held from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service.Preferred memorials may be made to Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep.