James "Dick" Richard Mary, Jr., a life-long resident of Baton Rouge, peacefully passed away at the age of 70. Richard was a loving father, attorney, woodworker, and avid hunter and enjoyed historical fencing. His family has been involved in the training and showing of both Walking Horses and Saddlebreds throughout their lifetime. Both Dick and his mother “Miss Faye” Mary were associated with managing the Dixie Jubilee Horse Show at LSU in Baton Rouge. Dick often served as Ringmaster for the entire 5-day multi-breed show. His late father was Richard Mary of the Mary 3-man judging system.

He is survived by his daughters Diane Louw (Gerald), and Laura Mary. Richard was preceded in death by his loving wife Cheryl Turner Mary; his parents James Richard Mary, Sr. and Faye Wimberly Mary. A visitation for Richard was held on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at Rabenhorst Funeral Home and Crematory.