Richard L. Priest
Richard L. Priest
  • November 15, 1933 - November 18, 2016
  • Michigan

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Richard L Priest, age 83, passed away on November 18, 2016. Richard leaves behind his children; Deborah (Kevin) McGinn, Vicki (John) Hill, Kathryn (Kevin) Treece, Susan Cornett and Nanci (Michael) Smith, 9 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and sisters Marion (Lavern) Flees and Helen (Norman) Polhamus. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings; Alice, Lucy, Alfred and Margaret.

Richard was a member of the Knights of Columbus, a past President of his Condo Association and he retired after 42 years of service from Kar Nut Products, where he was also a Teamster union steward. Richard was also a member of St. Blasé Church and an usher for many many years. His pride and joy was his 1966 Jaquar XKE of which he won many awards for. Richard also enjoyed golfing, gardening, bowling and was a jack of all trades. He was a collector of Lionel toy trains. More than anything, Richard loved his grandchildren. He wouldn't miss any of their activites, sporting events, band concerts, etc. Richard touched the lives of so many people with his kindness and humor.

Visitation will take place at Resurrection Funeral Home, 40800 Hayes Rd. Clinton Township, MI 48038 on Tues, Nov 22 from 3-9 with a scripture service at 7pm. The mass will be at St. Blasé, 12151 Fifteen Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 on Wed, Nov 23 at 9:30 am with an in state time of 9:00 am.