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Sherman Richmond

January 20, 1932 — February 14, 2023

Ocean Park

Sherman was born in Seattle to William and Thelma Richmond. He went to Franklin High School and enlisted in the Navy in January of 1952. Sherman served in Korea on the USS Iowa, Missouri, New Jersey and Wisconsin, all battleships. He returned home and attended Seattle University night school on the GI Bill to be an accountant. He worked for Foster and Kleiser as the head comptroller of the Western US and finished his career at Bearing Engineering and Supply Company in Seattle, Wa

Sherman is preceded in death by his wife Myrtle Richmond (Remmen) in 2017and daughter Karin Steele (Richmond) 2021 and grandson Jason Steele. He is survived by his daughter Thelma Gaston (Richmond), James Gaston, granddaughters Liddia Gaston, Rachael Steele and grandsons Jay Gaston and Ivan Steele, great-grandchildren Tre’Sean, Paige, Adam and Aaron. He also leaves behind his loving companion Donna Davis.

Sherman was active in Freemasonry and Eastern Star for many years. He was a member of Lawton Lodge #292, Occidental Lodge #72 in 1990 and Occident Lodge #49 in 1998.

Sherman joined Eastern Star, Concord Chapter #245 1978. The later were members of Amethyst Chapter #138 and finally, Pacific Chapter #129 in Ilwaco.

Sherman helped start the Coast Guard Auxiliary in Ilwaco. He is a Plank Holder in the USCG Auxiliary, Flotilla 62, Cape Disappointment and was the Auxiliarist Of the Year in 2013. He received honors from both Senator Murray and Senator Herrera-Beutler. Sherman received the American Legion Award for serving Community his for more than 7000 hours in his lifetime.

There will be a Masonic Memorial on Sunday, May 21st, 2023 at 1pm, followed by a Celebration of Life at 2pm. Ilwaco Masonic Hall, 205 Spruce St East, Ilwaco, WA 98624.

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, May 21, 2023

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