Roy Richards

Published 10:19 am Saturday, June 30, 2012

Name: Roy Richards

Age: 45

Occupation: Animal control officer for City of Franklin

Spouse’s name: Lynn Richards

Children’s names and ages: Ryan Richards 21, Tyler Richards 18

If I could change my name, I’d make it: Anything but Roy

Pet I’d like to own: Parrot

People say I look like: My uncle

Favorite movie of all time: Anything with Steven Seagal

TV show I never miss: “Swamp People”

The secret to happiness is: Don’t let the small stuff bother you

I wish I knew how to: Fly an airplane

Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: Any Rascal Flatts song

If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Spaghetti, pizza and Harold Drake ribeye steaks

Three words that best describe me: Caring, versatile, friendly

One superpower I wish I had: Teleportation

My proudest achievement: Being a dad and husband

My most humbling moment: Becoming a “pops” to my three grandchildren

My most recent trip: Eastern Shore camping

My life won’t be complete until: I go to Alaska on a cruise

My friends think I’m: Fun to be around

I really lose my cool when: Someone messes with my family

Favorite pro sports team: Atlanta Braves

Favorite color: Maroon

Best life lesson I’ve learned and who taught me: Help anyone you can — my wife

Best decision in life: To marry my wife

Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

What gives me the blues: Nothing

Best childhood memory: Working with my older brother

Most recent venture: Joshua Tree National Park in California