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Richard John Lemire, 58

Richard John Lemire, 58 of Green Cove Springs, FL passed away Tuesday, January 15, 2019.  Richard was born in Patuxent, Maryland and moved to Clay County in 1986 from Jacksonville.  He was self employed as a property appraiser in the Clay County area since 1986 and was currently employed with the St. Johns County Property Appraiser for the past 14 years.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, and being with his family.

Mr. Lemire was preceded in death by his mother, Shirley Lemire and is survived by his wife of 35 years, Pat Lemire, son, Steven (Gabby) Lemire, father, John Lemire, three sisters, Diane Counts, Sherry Dudley and Susie Ptack, as well as nieces and nephews.

Memorial Services will be held 4:00 PM Saturday, January 19, 2018 in the Chapel of Russell Haven of Rest with Rev. Patrick Martin officiating.  Visitation with the family will begin at 3:00 PM until service begins.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the Special Olympics Florida Memorial Gift

When making a donation, there will be an option to make a gift in memory of someone, please add Mr. Lemire’s name.
For those who would like to send a check, you can send memorial gifts to:
Special Olympics Florida
1915 Don Wickham Drive
Clermont, FL 34711
Attn: Lori Newcomb

Arrangements are under the care of Russell Haven of Rest Cemetery, Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 2335 Sandridge Road, Green Cove Springs, FL  32043.  Family and friends may share their condolences at: 904-284-7720

  • Dottie Acosta

    Our deepest sympathy to the Family Richard Lemire, our Friend, co-worker and all round great person. He will be missed. May God be with you in your time of sorrow and May he wrap his arms around your Family and comfort you know God has another Angel beside his throne.
    Dottie and Jim Acosta

  • Carol Marks Hayde Wright

    So sorry for your loss, Knew Richard when I worked in the mortgage industry – he was one of my favorite appraisers. Also remember when he coached the grandchildren. He will be missed.