Richard “Dick” Reames, 82, of South Haven, passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at the Medilodge of Westwood in Osthemo Township. He was born August 19, 1937 to Albert and Bess (Covey) Reames in South Haven. Dick graduated from South Haven High School in the Class of 1955. He then served his country in the National Guard. He married Mary Porter on September 27, 1969 at the First United Methodist Church in South Haven. They shared 47 years of marriage before her passing in 2016. Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing when he was younger. He loved traveling and taking cruises. He and Mary also enjoyed going to the horse races in Chicago. Dick was a baker at McKenzie’s Bakery in South Haven for 46 years. He was also a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
He is preceded in death by his parents and wife – Mary Reames.
Dick is survived by his children – Christi (Jason) Assink of South Haven, Phillip (Gail) Reames of Kalamazoo; grandchildren – Luke (Nicole), Leah (Mike), Jed (Theresa), and Colin; great grandchildren – Rico, Silas, Jacob, Sofia, Micah, Charlotte, Selena, Anna, and Emilia.
Memorial services will be held in the Spring, 2020. Contributions may be made in Dick’s memory to the Lending Hands of Michigan, 2403 Helen Avenue, Portage, Michigan 49002.
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