Richard Gagneur, age 85, of Macon, passed away July 21, 2020. Richard was born July 27, 1934 in Detroit, Michigan the son of John and Violet (Pelchat) Gagneur. He and Rose were married August 29, 1953 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Livonia, Michigan. Richard retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He loved restoring old tractors and raising animals on his mini farm. He was active in the Catholic church in Clinton and Wayne. Family time with his sons in Northern Michigan was special to him. There wasn't anything that Richard couldn't fix as he was a real handyman and was always willing to help others. In addition to his wife, Rose, Richard is survived by his sons, John (Debra), Ray and Marty (Janet) Gagneur; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; sister in laws, Joyce, Sue and Lucy and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers. A Mass of the Christian burial will be 11:00 A. M. Saturday, July 25, 2020 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Fr. Francisco Radecki officiating. Burial will follow in St. Dominic Cemetery, Clinton. Visitation will be 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 P. M. Friday, July 24, 2020 at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh and one hour preceding the service on Saturday.
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