Richard Lake


Richard Lake, 83, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.

He was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed reading his bible, fishing, and eating. More than anything, he loved his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by his loving wife, Sue Beck Lake; children: Ginger Devore (Jerry), Jeff Lake (Beth), and Kevin Lake (Sandy); stepchildren: Norma Stow, Phil Kincaid (Betty), Jeff Kincaid (Tracy), and Steve Kincaid (Nina); grandsons, Jeremy Via, and Scott Via, of Cleveland; stepgrandchildren: Holly and John Ryan; as well numerous other grandchildren, extended family, and friends.

A viewing will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Companion Funeral Home, located at 2419 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland, TN 37311.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Alzheimer’s Association or the American Cancer Society.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Richard and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guestbook at


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