Richard Lee Clemens
Richard L. Clemens (Doc), age 81, of Crown Point, IN passed away February 2 nd , 2024. Surrounded by his family. He was born in East Chicago, IN on April 7 th , 1942. Doc was preceded in death by his parents Rosamund Ramsey and Alfred Clemens, his sister Juanita Gargano, David Clemens and Edward Clemens. Doc is survived by his wife Vicky, and his brother-in-law Jeep Gargano, his daughter Brenda and her husband Rick Konja and sons Richard, Ronald, Forrest and wife Colleen and stepson Brian and wife Mary Inman. He had many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Doc was close to his great nieces Tracy Koza and husband Mike, and Tricia Spudic and husband Tyler. They travelled with Doc and Vicky when they were younger. They continued that through life!
Doc worked for Simmons for over 20 years, and he retired from Inland Steel after 30+ years.
Doc enjoyed spending time with his family. They would camp and go fishing often. He looked forward to the summer festivals and really enjoyed the mouse game. He was a member of Freedoms Children. A group of friends who enjoyed riding motorcycles. At home you would find him doing his word searches. Doc was a member of Community Baptist for about 6 years. He was happy telling everyone his life stories. He never met a stranger! He was a generous man who would help anyone in need.
Family and Friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday February 7 th , 2024, from 9:00am-12:00pm followed by a celebration of life at 12:00pm at Calumet Park Funeral Home at 7535 Taft Street in Merrillville, IN 46410. Interment to follow at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home at 8178 Cline Avenue in Crown Point, IN 46307.