David A. Richmond, 56, of Las Cruces, went on to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, due to illness. He was born Oct. 13, 1956 in Middletown, NY to Thomas A. and Carol C. Richmond. David was a veteran of the US Army where he served our country honorably. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. He is survived by his mother Carol C. Richmond, daughter Ellen Monroe, grandchildren Samantha and Stephanie Monroe, Sisters Dorothy R. Jeker, Donna Richmond and Diane Gillespie as well as several nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his father Thomas A. Richmond and by a nephew Thomas John Jeker. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church with Fr. Scott Ruthven officiating. David’s cremains will be laid to rest at the San Albino Cemetery at a later date.