CUMBERLAND - Llewellyn W. Richards Jr, 80, of Main Street, Cumberland died on Monday, November 11, 2013 at Mercy Hospital with his family by his side. Lew was born in Portland, Maine on November 25, 1932 the son of Llewellyn W. Sr and Helen C. Jennings Richards. He attended local schools. Following high school, Lew, enlisted and served in the United States Air Force. On October 6, 1956 he married Louise T. DeSimon at St. Peter's Church in Portland. Together they lived in California before returning to Maine in 1969. After returning to Maine Lew started his own flooring installation business. He later opened his first retail store, Country Carpets, in Gray Village in 1972. In the mid 1980's he opened two more retail locations, Carpet Warehouse, in Poland Spring and South Portland. He ran the business until his retirement in 1995. Unable to remain idle after retirement, Lew worked several part-time jobs including Paul G. White Flooring and Hannaford. In his spare time, Lew, had one passion, golf. He loved the sport and was a member of several clubs including Val Halla, The Woodlands and Purpoodock Country Club. He enjoyed traveling all over the United States to play golf including several trips to Ireland to play in tournaments. He enjoyed working on projects around the house and tending to his yard, and a volunteer at the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen in Portland. Although, Lew was a man of few words, he was extremely caring, kind and giving. His family was his first priority. While quiet, he had a dry sense of humor that made most smile. Among his favorites in life were his wife, daughters, grandchildren, dog and the occasional "honk". Lew is survived by his wife Louise T. Richards of Cumberland; three daughters Lynn Richards of South Portland, Lorrie Higgins of Cumberland, Luann and her husband Gregg Davis of Cape Elizabeth; one sister Patricia and her husband Rodney Megquier of Yarmouth; four grandchildren Ashlee and Cole Higgins of Cumberland and Benjamin and Samuel Davis of Cape Elizabeth; his best friend his dog Lucy. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 4:00 to 7:00pm at the Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland, ME. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 11:00a at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Ave, Portland, ME. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, South Portland. Those who wish may make contributions in Lew's memory to: Animal Refuge League, PO Box 336, Westbrook, ME 04098Online condolences may be expressed below.