Published 12:00 am Monday, February 9, 2009

Richard J. Clement died on Feb. 2, 2009, at River Parishes Hospital. Age 62, he was a native of LaPlace and worked in construction as a bricklayer, pipefitter and welder. Survivors include two sons Donny Clement and his wife Rosalind of LaPlace and Ronald Clement and his wife Brandy of Reserve, brother Darrold Clement of Reserve, sisters Lois Clement and her husband Jerry of LaPlace and Iris Palermo of LaPlace, grandchildren Justin and Kaleb Clement, step-grandchildren Matthew and Lauren Hermann, great-grandson Jorden Clement and step-great-granddaughter Jada Hermann.

Preceded in death by parents Clarence Clement and Mae Thibodeaux Clement, brothers Dale Clement and Lloyd Clement, sister Barbara Baker and special friend and ex-wife Shirley Gautreaux.

Visitation and services were held on Thursday, Feb. 5, at the H. C. Alexander Funeral Home in Norco. Interment followed in the St. John Memorial Mausoleum in LaPlace. The family invites you to share your thoughts and fond memories in the Guest Book at