Clement, Bro. Richard Davis

Price Funeral Home, Inc.
Price Funeral Home, Inc.


Richard Davis Clement, 86, of Lewisburg, died October 27, 2017, at his home on Peach Orchard Road.

Rev. Clement was born Jan. 7, 1931, in Mortons Gap, to William and Irene (Nourse) Clement.

He graduated in the class of 1949 from Madisonville High School in Madisonville, and was honored the Good Citizenship Award. He continued his education at the University of Kentucky where he was elected 4-H President of Kentucky and later graduated from Georgetown College, in 1954. He completed a Master of Divinity at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, in 1964.

After pastoring churches in Kentucky, Florida, and Indiana, he was appointed as a missionary by the Sothern Baptist Convention in October 1965. Brother Clement and his wife Barbara Ann (Hargrave) Clement served in Costa Rica, Ecuador and Venezuela for over 25 years. After retirement, Richard returned to his Western Kentucky roots to pastor and to farm during the latter years of his life.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Barbara Ann (Hargrave) Clement of Lewisburg; his son David Clement (Susan) of Lexington; his daughter, Brenda Wilson (Rick) of Georgetown; his son, Bill Clement (Kay) of Tampa; bonus daughter Mary Prado Harrington (Brett) of Indianapolis; bonus son Tony Adler (Brenda) of Lewisburg; his sister, Judith Alender of Louisville; his sister-in-law, Betty (Hargrave) Richards of Graceville, Fla.;
his grandchildren, Richard (Kristin), Nathan, Matthew (Jenna), Kyle (Heather), and Jonathan (Stephanie) Clement, Clay (Denee) and Weston (Amber) Wilson; and six great-grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are with Price Funeral Home, Inc. in Lewisburg, KY. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29 at the funeral home at 252 E Green Street, Lewisburg and from 9:30 a.m. until time of service on Monday, Oct. 30, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 954 Stacker Street, Lewisburg.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, with interment at Martin Cemetery on Peach Orchard Road in Lewisburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to The Gideon’s International and The Southern Baptist Lottie Moon Christmas offering.

 


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