HOBE SOUND, Fla. - Richard M. "Dickie" Demos Sr., 69, of Hobe Sound, Fla., and Augusta, Maine, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 10, 2014, at his home in Florida with his family by his side.
He was born in Augusta on Dec. 30, 1944, the son of George and Grace (Pomerleau) Demos.
Dickie attended Cony High School and later served his country in the Marine Corps from 1962 to 1966. He was in the restaurant business for many years, beginning with Mike's Restaurant, and later becoming the owner and operator of Poor Richard's Pancake House.
Dickie was a member of the Augusta Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 887, the Augusta Elks, the Augusta Masonic Lodge, the American Legion Post 0271 in Jupiter, Fla., and the Harley Owners Group (HOG).
Dickie was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Augusta.
Dickie was an avid biker. He and wife Glenda traveled many, many miles touring the country on their Harley.
Dickie was predeceased by son Eric M. Demos; and brother Mickey Demos.
Dickie is survived by wife Glenda Demos, of Augusta and Hobe Sound; two sons, Richard Demos Jr., of Arizona, and Dana Demos and his wife, Victoria, of Manchester, Maine; three daughters, Cassandra Perkins and her husband, Billy, of Wayne, Maine, Rae-Ann Demos, of Manchester, and Alicia Dwivedi and her husband, Rishi, of Michigan; three stepdaughters Deborah Ann Train, of Portland, Maine, Denise Lipka and her husband, Jim, of Indiana, and Pamela Savage and her husband, Jim, of Cumberland, Maine; brother George Demos and wife Darlene, of Florida; four grandchildren, Lindsey Demos, Cadence Malcolm, Arianna Malcolm and Barrett Perkins; four stepgrandchildren, Alannah Smith, RJ Savage, Tanner and Talen Lipka; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is also survived by his favorite sister-in-law, Gail, and her husband, Doug Banks, of Stuart, Fla.; sister-in-law Donna Sporie and her husband, Glenn, of Freedom, Maine; his "buddy" Pearl Banks, of Liberty, Maine; and also his loving Yorkshires babies Sheba Grace and Pedro George.
There will be no visiting or services at this time. A graveside service with military honors will be held in Holy Family Cemetery, Augusta, at a later date.
Those wishing may make memorial contributions to Treasure Coast Hospice, 1201 SE Indian St., Stuart FL. 34997, Attention Barbara Kirkland; or to Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, 4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave., Palm City, FL 34990.
Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 1 Church St., Augusta, where memories, condolences and photos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of the website at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.