LAS VEGAS — Joe David Richmond, 78, departed this life on Dec. 21, 2019, in Las Vegas. He grew up in the GP neighborhood of Greenwood and attended Broad Street High School.

Funeral services were held in Las Vegas on Jan. 3, 2020. Military interment was conducted Jan. 7, 2020.

Joe David served his country in the United States Navy for 10 years as a yeoman petty officer. He was employed with the LA Unified School District for 25 years. Joe was an avid reader, liked golfing and was a jazz enthusiast. 

Joe was preceded in death by his father, David Richmond; his mother, Mary Meeks Richmond; and a sister, Mary Jean Richmond Johnson.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories a devoted wife, Gloria; daughters Temple and April Richmond; son Bilal; grandchildren Autumn, Ava, Alexis and Malik; sisters Melverta Henderson, Jimmie Blakey, Carol Ann Archie and Debra Releford; brothers Harvey D. Richmond, Eugene Richmond and Roy Richmond; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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