Richard G. Lake 56, of Piedmont, Missouri passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Richard was born September 3, 1962 in Sacramento, California to the late Irvin D. and Jeanne Ann (Van Cleave) Lake. Richard was a loving brother and friend. In his younger days he enjoyed roller skating, swimming, listening to music and watching his favorite shows on TV. He was also an avid St Louis Cardinals fan. He worked a few years at S.E.E. and took pride in his work. He also had great respect for his supervisor, Jaime Cave. He spent many years at Patricia’s Residential Care and always considered Miss Lorene one of his favorite people. Richard made friends anywhere he went and during his time at Clark’s Mountain Nursing Home that was no different, he had many good friends and counted Gerald as one of his special friends.
Richard is survived by brother; Robert Lake and wife Kim of Foley, Missouri, sisters: Lynda Dickerson of Piedmont, Missouri, Connie Shipp and husband Wayne of St Charles, Missouri, Jill Polster and husband Steve of St Charles. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother in law Larry Dickerson. Visitation was at 4:00 pm, Saturday April 27, 2019 at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont, Missouri. Memorial service followed at 5:00 pm also at the Piedmont Chapel. Speaker Jeff Speers ministered to the family. Online condolences can be made at wwww.rueggfuneralhomes.com