Richard Lee McPherson, 53

FEB. 2, 1960-AUG. 1, 2013

August 02, 2013

Richard Lee McPherson, 53, of 14428 Mercersburg Road in Clear Spring passed away Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, at his home.

Born Feb. 2, 1960, in Washington County, he was the son of Darlene Reigel McPherson of Clear Spring and the late Richard Lee McPherson Sr., who died in 2009.

Richard attended New Life Christian Ministries in Hagerstown and Clear Spring High School.

He was the owner of RLM & Son Carpentry in Clear Spring.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on computers and taking photos of his grandchildren.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 36 years, Vanessa June Stroupe McPherson of Clear Spring; two daughters, Jeannie Marie Knapp of Hagerstown and Shannon Lynn Kelley of Clear Spring; a son, Richard Dwight McPherson Sr. of Hagerstown; two sons-in-law, Grayson Knapp and Buck Kelley of Hagerstown; a sister, Darla McCauley of Big Pool; three brothers, Dennis, Donald and Glenn McPherson, all of Clear Spring; and grandchildren, Richard Dwight McPherson Jr., Cassandra Quinn Kelley, Kayla Marie McPherson, Max Jared Knapp, Emileigh Qualyn Kelley and Chloee Quinnlyn Kelley.

Services will be Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. The Rev. Kenneth Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Hagerstown.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., P.O. Box 310, Clear Spring, MD 21722, to assist the family.

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