Richard was born 7 April 1951 Died 21 May 2013. Age 62 following an incident with a taxi driver in Spain.
Richie spent most if his life in Birmingham, and was a great football fan, of West Bromwich Albion, and wrote 4 books, Jaunt Account, A Different Corner, and Pitch Black. Games Beyond Frontiers, and travelled all over, Japan, Azerbaijan, South America, etc.
He never married but had a partner in Spain, Angela for a few years and more recently Sharon.
He worked office based for British rail and follow on companies most of his life after a spell working for the fa in London.
He was a real character with a great number of friends in England and Spain.