Dr. Richards was born on June 25, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Dr. Richards was a resident of Florida at the time of passing. Wiley attended Pensacola Junior College then received his degree from Howard College now Samford University. He attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned the MDiv and ThD in Historical and Systematic Theology. He later attended FSU and received the MA and PhD in Philosophy. Wiley served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. Dr. Richards was married to Betty. Service will be held 2:00 p.m Tuesday April 18 2017 in the R. G. Lee Chapel at The Baptist College of Florida with Dr. Thomas A. Kinchen Dr. R. C. Hammack Dr. Ken Harrison and Dr. Roger Richards officiating. Burial will follow in the Marvin Chapel Cemetery with U. S. Navy Honors James Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing.Family will receive friends in the R. G. Lee Chapel at The Baptist College of Florida Monday April 17 2017 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family request memorials be made to the Richards? Scholarship Fund at The Baptist College of Florida 5400 College Drive Graceville FL 32440.