Richard L. Sutherland, 85 of Syracuse, passed away on March 29, 2020, at home. He was born on January 6, 1935, to Paul & Helen “Louise” Sutherland in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Richard married Deloris Scott on September 4, 1992, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Otoe.
Richard retired from the Steamfitter Union #464. He was known as quite the handyman, including carpentry, construction, mechanics and masonry work. He really could do it all. He also really enjoyed making Deloris beautiful flower garden ponds.
Richard’s grandkids enjoyed hanging out with him and will cherish everything that he taught them. He enjoyed watching football, being a “Foodie” and spending time with his dog Cody.
He is survived by his Wife: Deloris Sutherland; Children: Larry (Sharon) Hall, Serita (Bill) Hopkins, Jeannine Behrends, Eddie (Keri) Hall, April Hall, Samantha Hall; Nieces: Teresa Stoeffler Heck, Debbie VanSickle; also many Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren and Great Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son: Dennis and Sisters: Donna Stoeffler and Joice Miller.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to the family for later designation. They may be sent to the Sutherland family in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 246 Syracuse, NE 68446.
Arrangements By: Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, Syracuse, NE
Condolences to www.fusselmanallenharvey.com