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Richard L. McElwee Jr.

September 15, 1954 July 9, 2017
Richard L. McElwee Jr.
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Richard L. McElwee Jr., 62, born September 15, 1954 in Royal Oak, MI, passed away at home on July 9, 2017. Richard was a former auto mechanic; enjoyed making people laugh, swimming, Kansas City Royals, and many Michigan sports, including the Red Wings and Tigers. He is survived by his children: Laurie (Lee) Cook, Lydia McElwee, Richard L. McElwee III; grandchildren: Arianna McElwee, Jacob Smith, Thomas Cook, and sister Ann (Timothy) Kirschke. He was preceded in death by his parents Richard and Jeanne (Dominick) McElwee. A graveside service will be held Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Eaton Community Palliative Care, Brain and Behavior Research Foundation or the National Stroke Association in memory of Richard L. McElwee Jr. Online condolences may be shared at

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11:00 AM 7/14/2017 11:00:00 AM
Oakwood Cemetery

301 Oakwood St.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Oakwood Cemetery
301 Oakwood St. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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