Age 66, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019. Richard was born on August 20, 1952 in Roswell, New Mexico, the son of William Dean and Irma Jean (Zimmer) Lake. Richard is survived by his sons, Thomas Lake of Mt. Pleasant, Timothy Lake of Quincy; his daughter, Theresa Lake of Bad Axe; a grand-daughter, Lillian of Mt. Pleasant and; brothers, Keith Lake and Gordon Lake; his long time companion, Jamie Dowdy of Kalamazoo; and adopted grand-daughter, Alyssa Dowdy of Kalamazoo; several nieces and nephews. No services are being planned at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.