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Dec. 2014 Doe Hunt “My friend, DC11/28/16My great friend died today.I struggle to find words to say that honor him.He was my teacher, coach, mentor, but mostly my true...Read More »
1 of 56 | Posted by: Pat Dillon - Grass Lake, MI

“For Jackson, and all people who knew/know the family ... prayers are for all that are hurting..... I am an indirect friend that knows friends close.....Read More »
2 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“From many years ago.Rick you will be missed. May you rest in peace my long ago friend. ”
3 of 56 | Posted by: Bill Hoage Sr - Parma, MI

“Brenda,I've only met you once before Dicks viewing and it was very brief. I talked to you a bit about it that night while I was standing near his...Read More »
4 of 56 | Posted by: Ken Vanzandt - Tipton, MI

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. What a great individual who always asked, "How are the boys doing?" My sons both attended Lumen Christi and they...Read More »
5 of 56 | Posted by: Coach Joe Ward - The Villages,, FL

“To the Corser family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I pray that you find comfort, peace, & strength in God and your family and friends.Coach,...Read More »
6 of 56 | Posted by: Brian Fought - Aurora, CO

“A good man with serious passion. He was so good to my son for which I will always be grateful and never forget! Rest in peace my friend. ”
7 of 56 | Posted by: Rich Cook - jackson, MI

“I first met Big Dick at Jackson High School, we were on the wrestling team together! For some reason we got to wrestle each other, he was 188 lbs....Read More »
8 of 56 | Posted by: Tom Wheeler (Wheels) - MI

“Coach Corser was great man whose voice could always be heard in a crowded room. He was a great coach with his upbeat personality and intensity....Read More »
9 of 56 | Posted by: Bobby L - Ypsilanti, MI

“My ears are still ringing... I didn't keep containment on the QB option...and he let me know....back in the good old days when you could clearly...Read More »
10 of 56 | Posted by: Class of 85 - Jackson, MI

“Condolences to the Corser family.M. ChmielJHS '73 ”
11 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“Great man, teacher and coach. I learned a lot from him during my time as a student and athlete at Lumen Christi. Rest in peace Coach Corser. ”
12 of 56 | Posted by: Mark Hogle - Baltimore, MD

“There are many people you meet in life's journey. But there are very few that stand out so much that you can't wait until the next meeting. About 30...Read More »
13 of 56 | Posted by: Ken VanZandt - Tipton, MI

“To the Corser family, words are never adequate in moments like these. We will say though, that our hearts go out to you, and we will always remember...Read More »
14 of 56 | Posted by: Mike & Diane Cotter - Davisburg, MI

“What a shock....what a loss. Dick was a wonderful role model for our youth and will be sorely missed. His energy and enthusiasm were contagious. ...Read More »
15 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“Prayers and condolences, to the family, Dick was my boss at Lumen Christi, he will be sadly missed. ”
16 of 56 | Posted by: David And Shelly Fuller - Jackson, MI

“Mr. Corser was a wonderfully positive influence on our 3 children at Lumen. He was a man of character for all to admire. He will always be a fond...Read More »
17 of 56 | Posted by: Cascarelli - Albion, MI

“Angie and Jon and the rest of the family my condolences and prayers, sorry for your loss and wish your family the best during these hard times. ”
18 of 56 | Posted by: Greg Huff - Jackson, MI

“Dick took my son Ira under his wing when he was at Lumen Christi. He showed him all his hunting trophies and entertained him with his hunting stories...Read More »
19 of 56 | Posted by: MaryJo Huff - Jackson, MI

“So sorry to hear of this loss...I didn't know him, maybe met him once at a family gathering for the Corser side. But his brother is my brother-in...Read More »
20 of 56 | Posted by: Sher Ramsey - Pleasant Lake, MI

“Corser family, So sorry to hear of your loss.. My prayers an thoughts are with you... ”
21 of 56 | Posted by: Tina Ramirez - MI

“My sincerest sympathies Brenda. ”
22 of 56 | Posted by: Lori Sadowski (Means) - Oak Park, IL

“I knew Richard as a friend, a coach, a father. He was a outstanding human that would help people in need, he will be missed. I will see you in heaven...Read More »
23 of 56 | Posted by: David Hilliker - Mancelona, MI

“Good man, coached me in football.Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him, may he Rest In Peace. Amen. ”
24 of 56 | Posted by: Br. Joseph J. DeAgostino, CSC - OR

“What a tremendous competitor, sportsman, and all-around great guy. I still remember, like it wasn't almost 42 years ago; how fast you could move, how...Read More »
25 of 56 | Posted by: Rick Murphy - Flower Mound, TX

“It is a shock to hear of Dicks passing. So sorry for you loss. Barb and Ed Hatch ”
26 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“We love you Rick. RIP.The Straayer Family ”
27 of 56 | Posted by: Susan Straayer-Maxson - Jackson, MI

“So sorry to hear this. He was a good man. He made a difference in my life...and apparently a lot of people here. I am glad to have known him. ”
28 of 56 | Posted by: John Menter - Chelsea, MI

“What a sad shock to see my friend and former teacher pass away. He was my drafting teacher and my bus driver and a friend. I'm so sad to see this. ”
29 of 56 | Posted by: Cathy (Hanson) Keller - Jackson, MI

“I am so very sorry for your tremendous loss of your son, father, brother, grandfather and friend. I have known Dick for many years. God's blessings...Read More »
30 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your losss. He was a great man who touched many lives. ”
31 of 56 | Posted by: Jason Hagle - Dewitt, MI

“I'm sorry for your loss, Coach Corser encouraged me as an athlete, and improved me as a student. My life has been for the better because of him. ”
32 of 56 | Posted by: - Jackson, MI

“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Mr. Corser was very influential in my education at Lumen Christi and professional career as an engineer. ”
33 of 56 | Posted by: Rodney Bear - National CIty, MI

“Corser family, So sorry to hear of this. He was a good man and coach to may in the Jackson area. May his legacy at Lumen Christi not be forgotten....Read More »
34 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“Terry, Mike and the entire Corser family,I am truly sorry to see the loss of your dear brother. I remember him well. Great guy! Prayers and thoughts...Read More »
35 of 56 | Posted by: Colleen (Daly) Chadderton - MI

“My condolences on your loss. You are in my prayers. I knew Mr. Corser through school and hunting on my folks property. I will miss him. ”
36 of 56 | Posted by: Lee Wierenga - jackson, MI

“I am so very sorry for your loss, Mr. Corser you were a great influence in my sons life, a great coach, and mentor. May the Angels welcome yo to...Read More »
37 of 56 | Posted by: Lisa Schweizer - Jackson, MI

“R.I.P. Big Dick. Always enjoyed running into you and talking hunting!!Gene Dexter ”
38 of 56 | Posted by: Gene Dexter - Jackson, MI

“THANK YOU to Dick for all the years of wonderful memories...his generous heart, BIG smile, superb kid-entertaining abilities!! We love you...Deb,...Read More »
39 of 56 | Posted by: Deb Dahl - Khobar, Saudi Arabia

“Brenda, Jon, Angie and family, my heart was broken when I heard the news. I can't begin to list all the memories we shared together. He was a great...Read More »
40 of 56 | Posted by: Craig Sims - Texarkana, TX

“To Terry Corser my friend, classmate and fellow teammate at Jackson High School. I stand with you and your family in this very difficult time Terry....Read More »
41 of 56 | Posted by: John Pharms - Jackson, MI

“This was a profoundly great man and I am privledged to have known him,a first class individual all the way,God Bless him and his family ”
42 of 56 | Posted by: Mark Sauber - Hanover, MI

“So sorry for your loss. ”
43 of 56 | Posted by: Diane Potter - Jerome, MI

“Mr. Corser was always friendly and kind at LC...I can still see him in the halls during class change. Lumen was lucky to have him. ”
44 of 56 | Posted by: Pam Tinkham Pugh - Spartanburg, SC

“Ric was a big man with a bigger heart. A true champion who will be missed. Prayers of comfort for the Corser family. Dennis Horal (OC, '76) ”
45 of 56 | Posted by: Dennis Horal - Boca Raton, FL

“I was very sad to read of Ricks passing he was in my class at Columbia Central High School we have not had a reunion in way to many years but when I...Read More »
46 of 56 | Posted by: Pam Elrod Bendele - Brooklyn, MI

“One of the most influential figures in my life. He was a great football coach, educator, and mentor... taught us so much.Coach produced the best one...Read More »
47 of 56 | Posted by: A friend

“I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Corser at Michigan Center. He was quick with a joke, had a million dollar smile, and imparted many valuable...Read More »
48 of 56 | Posted by: Brady Cook - Grass Lake, MI

“My condolences to the family. One of my son's Coach at Lumen. RIP Coach! ”
49 of 56 | Posted by: Michelle Woods - Jackson, MI

“Angie, Jon and families, I am so sorry to hear about your dads passing. I have a lot of good memories in the neighborhood of your dad and all of us...Read More »
50 of 56 | Posted by: Melissa (missy) Bolton (davis) - MI

“Coach Corser may you Rest In Peace. You commanded my attention and respect at a time of my life I had very little of either. You believed in me and...Read More »
51 of 56 | Posted by: Nick Quillen

“Mike and family so sorry for your loss. I remember all the Corser boys at Blackman elementary school. Sending prayers for the family. ”
52 of 56 | Posted by: MARY BAETZ - Parma, MI

“I loved to talk to him when track season came around, didn't get to do it enough though! What a great guy to talk to! Rest In Peace until Jesus comes...Read More »
53 of 56 | Posted by: Marti Mathews - Jackson, MI

“Coach Corser was a great coach to both my boys. He was a wonderful mentor to them. So sorry to hear about his passing. My deepest condolences and...Read More »
54 of 56 | Posted by: Jen Baird - Vandercook Lake, MI

“There are no words. My heart is broken to hear this. He was such an incredible man and great cousin. Much love and prayers to all the family. ”
55 of 56 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Traverse City, MI

“Thank you for believing in me and pushing me to reach my maximum potential. Your guidance as a coach has helped me in life's journey. You will be...Read More »
56 of 56 | Posted by: Duane Mroczka - Jackson, MI

Richard was born on July 14, 1955 and passed away on Monday, November 28, 2016.

Richard was a resident of Jackson, Michigan at the time of passing.

Richard was married to Brenda.

Richard is at the Desnoyer Funeral Home where a Prayer Service will be held on Thursday December 1 at 10:00 AM followed by the Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at 10:30 AM with Father James Shaver as the celebrant. The family will receive friends at the Desnoyer Funeral Home on Wednesday November 30 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.

The family requests that instead of sending flowers please consider contributions to his grandchildrens education fund.