Richard E. Light died Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the age of 58. He was born October 28, 1961 in St. Johns the son of Earl and Dorothy (Miller) Light. Richard graduated from St. Johns High School, Class of 1980. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Johns and retired from Sparrow Clinton Hospital, Environmental Services with 33 years of service. On November 8, 1997 he married Debra Paksi and she survives him. Also surviving is a sister, Ruth (Gary) Zell; nieces and nephews, Bruce (Angie) Zell, Terri (Gary) Chant, John Zell; many great nieces and nephews and parents-in-law, Dave and Sue Paksi. He was preceded in death by his parents. A memorial mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church 109 Linden, St. Johns with Rev. Fr. Michael Williams as Celebrant. The family will receive relatives and friends 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Monday December 30, 2019 with a vigil service at 7:00 PM at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor.
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