Richard (Dick) Gage

    Richard “Dick” Gage, 78, of The Villages, Florida, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2012.
     Mr. Gage was born in Adams County and moved to The Villages from Bedford, Indiana in 1991. He was a member and past Exalted Ruler of the Elks 826 and a member of the Knights of Columbus 1166. Locally, he is a member of St. Timothy Catholic Church.
    He is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Eileen; daughters, Carol Ann (Gary) Blackwell, of Bedford,and Sharon Louise (Tom) Smoot of, Warner Robins, Ga.; a son, Keven Gerard (Laura) Gage, of Terre Haute; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
    Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at Beyers Funeral Home, 134 N. Hwy 27/441, Lady Lake, FL.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 5, 2012, at St. Timothy Catholic Church in The Villages.    
    In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Villagers For Hospice, 601 Casa Bella, The Villages, Fla., 32162.
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    Arrangements entrusted to Beyers Funeral Home and Crematory, Lady Lake, Fla.