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Richard E. McCleery Jr.

January 1, 1929 ~ July 28, 2020 (age 91)


McCLEERY, Richard E. Jr., 91, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at his home.

He was born January 1, 1929 in Brooksville, Florida and had been a lifelong resident.  He served his country in the United States Air Force, earned a Master's Degree, and continued to make Hernando County proud by becoming a teacher for Hernando County Schools.

He is survived by his son & daughter-in-law, Rick & Paula L. McCleery of Weeki Wachee, Florida; his daughters, Dara McCleery of Brooksville, Florida and Susan Peterson of Zephyrhills, Florida; seven grandchildren, Lindsey, Ashleigh, Randelle, Cole, Cloie, Rick, and Matthew; and nine great-grandchildren, Lucas, Grace, Leighann, Trae, Jace, Jaden, Madison, Isaiah, and Torriana.

A Gathering for family and friends will take place from 2:00-4:00pm, Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel.



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Gathering of Family and Friends
August 8, 2020

2:00 PM
Merritt Funeral Home - Brooksville Chapel
2 South Lemon Avenue
Brooksville, Florida 34601

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