Richard M. Carmichael, age 77 of Lake Forest went home to be with the Lord on March 16, 2019 in Highland Park, Illinois. He was born November 12, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri. On June 2, 1962 at the First Presbyterian Church of Evanston he married Carole and the couple started their family together. Richard was a buyer / planner for custom packaging. In 1977 he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior and thus started a strong sweet personal relationship with his God who became the center point of his and the lives of his family.
Beloved husband of 57 years to Carole. Loving father of twin sons Christopher (Sharon) Carmichael of Moore, South Carolina, Robert (Toni) Carmichael of Lake Forest and Jennifer (David) Kahn of Chicago. Fond grandfather of Brianna, Brenden, Brogan, Brady, Bryson, Brenner, Brodie, Brielle, Brylee, Brynn, Ofelia and Carolina. Great grandfather of Vivianna, Timothy, Landon and Skylar. Special canine grandpa to Coco.
A life celebration will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019 11:00 A.M. at Christ Church Lake Forest, 100 N. Waukegan Road (Routes 43 & 60) Lake Forest, Illinois. Rev. Stephen Farish, officiating. Private interment was held on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Lakeside Cemetery, Libertyville, Illinois. In lieu of flowers memorials in Richards name may be mad to Jews for Jesus, 60 Haight Street, San Francisco, California 94102-5895 or jewsforjesus.org would be appreciated.