Farming Rural 13

Richard Ray Clark

October 5, 1956 ~ March 27, 2021 (age 64)


Richard Ray Clark, age 64 of Lake City passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at the Mid Michigan Medical Center, Clare Hospital in Clare.

Richard was born October 5, 1956 in Monroe to Francis and Mary (Hubbard) Farr.

Richard loved hunting, fishing, gardening and farming. He enjoyed going to auctions. He loved playing jokes and giving people random nicknames. When he loved, it was with all his soul and he gave with his whole heart. His children and grandchildren brought him his greatest joys in life and spending time with them meant everything. The hole he has left behind is bigger than the world, but the memories fill the universe. He was very loved and will be missed just as much. BANG

Richard is survived by three daughters:  Shanda (A.J.) Lee of Cadillac, Tricia (Shane) Clark and Nicole (Chris) Lester, both of Lake City.

Also surviving  are twelve grandchildren: Mike (Shae), Robert and Sharlene Hockridge, Brianna Kelly, Melody Fraser and Jordan, Blake Clark, Peyton Jennings, Kasey, Caden and Aubree (Rat-Rat) Lester and three great grandchildren; Lucas and Walker Hockridge and Richard Farr Lee.  Nine brothers and sisters also survive:  Gail, Mary, Fred, Chryel, Becky, Helen, Ella, Frank and David. Surviving him is his special friend Darlene Clark (Jay) and a special brother in law, James Grygiel.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, and siblings Bill, Judy and Donnie and Uncle Pat

A time of visitation will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm at the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City.  A graveside service will follow at the Lake City Cemetery at 2:00 pm with Pastor Michael Dunn officiating.

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, masks covering the mouth and nose will be required, social distancing will be observed, and the funeral home capacity is limited to 25 people at any given time.

The family is being served by the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City.

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April 3, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young-Holdship Funeral Home
403 S. Pine St.
Lake City, MI 49651

Graveside Service
April 3, 2021

2:00 PM
Lake City Cemetery
North Morey Road
Lake City, MI 49651

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