Richard “Dickie” Cleaveland, 72, of Dickson, TN
formerly of Scottshill, TN, Millerton and Dover Plains, NY died Wednesday, July
19, 2017 at Centennial Hospital in Nashville, TN following a brief illness.
Richard worked for Wassaic Developmental Center, Harlem Valley Psychiatric
Center and Hudson River Psychiatric Center prior to his retirement in
Born October 24, 1944 in Sharon, CT he was the son
of the late Hubert and Georgia (Willson) Cleaveland. Richard attended Webutuck
High School in Amenia, NY. In 1965 he enlisted in the United States Army and
served his country honorably during the Vietnam War.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, August
26, 2017 at 11am at the Millerton Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Millerton,
NY. The Rev. Zora F. Cheatham will officiate. Military Honors will follow the
service. Burial will be private. A reception in Mr. Cleaveland’s honor will
follow at Millerton Presbyterian Church. Local arrangements are under the
direction of the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home, Millerton, NY. To send an
online condolence please visit www.conklinfuneralhome.com