In memory of Mike
You will be missed!
Michael Raymond Desmond, 69, of Ft. Payne, AL. died January 11, 2014. “Mike” Desmond, son of Robert Francis Desmond and Iva C. Richardson, loving husband of Barbara Desmond, passed away on January 11, 2014 at his home in Ft. Payne, AL after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Barbara, sister Eva Turner and brother Duddy and four stepchildren sons Donald Sherburne, Toby LaPierre, daughters Jackie Koeller and Terrie LaPierre and 5 step grandchildren and 8 step great grandchildren and numerous Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Cousins. His beloved pets were Winston, Ike, Queenie, Lady, Joe and Sassy.
Mike was born in Waterville, ME and graduated from Lawrence HS in 1963. He served in the United States Navy from 1962 to 1988 and traveled worldwide. After his honorable discharge he enjoyed travel and many occupations which included Maintenance Supervisor, Security Guard, Carpenter, Campground Manager and Professional Barterer/Trader. He enjoyed deer hunting, woodworking and helping his friends and neighbors.
Services will be held at the VFW Fort Payne, 151 18th St. NE, Ft. Payne, AL 35967 on Wednesday, 1/15/14 at 2pm. Military honors with taps and flag folding to follow.