He wore thick black glasses and had huge front buck teeth which earned him the name "Bucky Beaver," though he was later dubbed Trashmouth due to his foul language and loud mouth that often got him into trouble. Like Ben hanscom he also stands up to Henry Bowers after he throws his food tray onto him. Patrick, Vic and Belch chase him but trip on food and Henry, Patrick, Vic and Belch leave.
Richie did lots of Voices, though most of them were awful and sounded much like himself.
Richie, along with Mike Hanlon, survived Ben Hanscom's Smoke-hole and was able to see the arrvial of It.
As an adult, he is a famous radio talent DJ, going by Rich "Records" Tozier.
His bad Voices he did as a kid have since improved greatly, and he has began wearing contact lenses.
During the Ritual of Chud, he assists Bill in destroying It for good, but then the fog wipes away most his memories.
Richie later showed up in Derry with Bevery Marsh learning the steps to the lindy-hop. They make secret glances at each other about the murders by Pennywise the Clown, which ended the summer before. Jake Epping gives them some helpful hints on dancing as he learns the whereabouts of the Dunning family.