OBITUARY: Richard David Weseman, 71, of Merritt Island, Passed Away Aug. 24

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Celebration of Life will be at Island Times Marina and Restaurant in Cocoa Beach

Richard David Weseman, 71, of Merritt Island, formerly of Albany, New York passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday August 24, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be at Island Times Marina and Restaurant, 400 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy. in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Sunday, September 11th from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Richard David Weseman, 71, of Merritt Island, formerly of Albany, New York passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday August 24, 2022.

Known to his friends and family as Rick or Uncle Ricky, he will be remembered for his loving, giving nature, and zest for life. He truly never met a stranger, wherever he went he made friends.

Rick enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, playing darts, horseshoes and even started a local corn hole league.

Born to Robert and Eleanor Weseman, he is survived by his wife Mary Lou, daughters Karrie Irish and Christina Petty (Mike), Grandchildren Connor Irish, Kayla Ryals (Houston), Brooke Petty and Michael Petty, Great Grandpa to Phoebe Ryals and another baby on the way.

Rick attended Colonie High School where he was awarded the Prestigious Ed Cleary Award for Basketball. After high school, he was a member of the National Guard. He was also a member of the Elks Club, Moose Lodge,and the Fraternal order of Eagles.

As per his wishes he was cremated and remains will be scattered at various places he loved.

A Celebration of Life will be at Island Times Marina and Restaurant, 400 W. Cocoa Beach Cswy. in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Sunday, September 11th from 12 noon to 2 p.m.

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