Richard Nelson Dame Sr., 65

Richard Nelson Dame Sr., 65, of Allegan passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019, at his home.

Born Nov. 4, 1953, in Windsor, Canada, he was the son of the late Nelson Joseph Dame Sr. and Marilyn Joyce (McBrien) Dame and was the husband of Victoria Leigh (Kleinbrink) Dame. He was preceded in death by his first wife Terri Dame. 

Mr. Dame was retired from Grand Rapids Freight Handlers and recently worked part-time as a Range Safety Officer for Centershot Gun Range in Dorr.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Chad (Janna) Dame, Jennifer (David) Emmons, Richard (Karen) Dame Jr. and Danielle (Shawn) Gorman; siblings, David (Deb) Dame, Nora (Dave) Johnson, Colleen (Denny) Marhugh, Mary (Bill) Lutke, Nelson (Sonya) Dame, Dan Dame, Dennis (Reynell) Dame and Ed (Sue) Dame; grandchildren, Kurtis, Travis, Gabbie, Garrett, Livia, Sophia, Ethan, Noah, Luke and Lydia; great-grandson Dawson; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel, on Thursday, April 11, from 2 to 4 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m.  A memorial mass will take place on Friday, April 12, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to The Wounded Warrior Project are suggested.

Assisting the family with arrangements is Gorden Funeral Residence, Hopkins Chapel,


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