Cleaver, Richard "Dick" John 6/6/1936 - 6/13/2022 Lakewood Richard J. "Dick" Cleaver, formerly of Michigan, passed away on Monday, June 13, 2022, in Lakewood, CO after a long illness. He was 86. Dick was born in Kalamazoo, MI on June 6, 1936, son of the late Clarence and Dorothy Cleaver. He was married to the love of his life, Carol Ann (Hartman) Cleaver, for 54 years before her passing in 2013. Dick graduated from Kalamazoo Central HS in 1953 and Western Michigan University in 1961. He was a US Army veteran. Dick spent his 40-year career with Consumers Power Company (now CMS Energy). He and Carol loved to travel, play golf, attend Michigan games, and spend time with their children and grandchildren. Dick is survived by his three children, Kathryn Bisaro of Warwick, NY, John and his wife Karen of Lakewood, CO, and Tom and his wife Sherilyn of Kingwood, TX; eight grandchildren: Samantha (Drew) DeLuca, Marina (Cameron) Gossett, Anna (Matthew) Jones, Benjamin (fiancee Felicia) Bisaro, Margaret Cleaver, Nathan Cleaver, Amanda Cleaver, and George Cleaver; and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Ed Cleaver, sister Penny (Richard) Bagwell, brothers-in-law Jack Hartman and Larry Wotta; and several nieces and nephews. Dick was also predeceased by his sister, Donna Wotta, and sisters-in-law, Judy Cleaver and Kathleen Hartman. A celebration of Dick's life will be held at a later date in Michigan. Memorial contributions in Dick's honor may be made to the American Kidney Fund at www.kidneyfund.org. Please visit his online obituary at https://www.horancares.com/obituary/RichardDick-Cleaver to leave memories and condolences.