Richard David Jemmott, 71, passed away May 8 in Moriarty. He was born July 26, 1944 in Queens, New York, to the late Harold and Ruth A. (Behlert) Jemmott. Richard served as Military Police in the U.S. Army and served his country during the Korean Conflict. He was preceded in death by his wife, MaryJane Jacobsen; brothers, Robert, Conrad, Clifford and Harold, and sisters, Muriel, Cora and Dorothy. Richard is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marguerite and David Raymond of Edgewood; and his son and daughter-in-law, Craig Jemmott and wife Matti Galaz-Jemmott of Tucson, Ariz.; brothers, Peter Jemmott and Herbert Jemmott; sisters, Ruth Ann Bruccoleri and Marion Drummond; grandchildren, Rachelle Jackson and husband Mitchell, Brittany Raymond and Lydia Raymond; and step-grandchildren, Paulina Bringas, Enrique Bringas-Galaz and Judith Galaz. Richard loved God, always put family first and continually served others. A viewing is scheduled May 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty. The funeral service will be May 13 at 2 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Edgewood, with Pastor Philip Spomer to officiate. Interment will be at the Sandia Memory Garden in Albuquerque. Pallbearers will be Pete Jemmott, Mitchell Jackson, Michael Pullen, Mike Hoy, David Holmer, Mike Patterson, and Steve Smith. Honorary pallbearer is Doug Ahrendsen. In lieu of flowers donations can be made on Richard’s behalf to either the Teen Challenge Men’s Center, P.O. Box 77370, Tucson, AZ 85703, or Wildlife West Nature Park, P.O. Box 1359, Edgewood, NM 87015. Arrangements were entrusted to Harris Hanlon Mortuary.