Deyarmond, Lester Richard “Dick”

Deyarmond, Lester Richard “Dick” – Age 77 of Stewiacke East, passed away July 8, 2016, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Upper Stewiacke, he was a son of the late Raymond and Isabel (Power) Deyarmond.

Dick served overseas on peacekeeping duty in Germany and Cyprus, returning to Petawawa, Ont. for some time. He moved back to Nova Scotia and, for a brief time, worked for Mosher Limestone before beginning a career with Nova Scotia Liquor Commission. Following his retirement, Dick was out in the community socializing and playing cards at every opportunity.

Surviving are his son, Douglas (Sheila); grandson, Justin; sister, Carmitta Kennedy; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, the former Myrna Graham; sister, Betty Graham; brothers, Bill, and Stewart in infancy.

Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., and funeral service will be Thursday at 2 p.m., both in Sharon United Church, Stewiacke East, with Rev. Natalie Buchanan-Rutherford officiating. Burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Upper Stewiacke. Memorial donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society or Sharon United Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.