There will be calling Friday, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave, for former Komets player William "Billy" Richardson.
He died Monday.
There will be a private internment at Lindenwood Cemetary.
Richardson, 85, played for the Komets from 1954 to 1958. His best season, 1955-56, he scored 18 goals and 45 points in 60 games.
Memorials may be made to the SPCA. To sign an online guestbook, go to www.mccombandsons.com.
- Here's a good read from Ben Smith on the differences between the Komets of this season and last season, and he talks to new goaltender Alex Kangas.
- I love superheroes and things, but this was always an embarrassment and is now even more of one: Click here.
- In case you are interested in what non-Fort Wayners think of the Bob Chase remark, read the comment section of Puck Daddy: Click here. They are almost all, so far, in defense of Chase. And let me take a moment for thanking everyone for fostering a constructive debate on Ice Chips and not letting it devolve into attacks on each other.