10/15/1944 – 6/5/2013
Richard A. Stearns Sr. age 68, of Sheridan passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at Metron of Greenville. He was born on October 15, 1944 in Edmore, the son of Donald A. & Phyllis I. (Morris) Stearns. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Stearns.
Surviving is his mother, Phyllis I. Stearns of Sheridan, his children, Richard A. Stearns Jr. of Crystal, Sandy & Terry Shattuck of St. Louis, Kimberly Auge of Crystal, Meshell & Steve Bowerman of Stanton and Marie & Mike Henry of Belding, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, two sisters, Tarry & Marvin Everingham of Sidney, Shirley Stevenson of Sheridan and a brother, Roy & Andrea Stearns of Gowen plus several nieces and nephews.
Richard has been a longtime resident of the Sheridan area and was formerly employed at Gibson’s.
At 1:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 23rd, there will be a memorial luncheon held at the Freedom Way Church of God in Crystal where all family and friends are invited to attend. This will also be a time for sharing of remembrances.
For those desiring to do so, the family has suggested memorial considerations can be made to the Activities Department at Metron of Greenville.
On 6/6/2013 Annette Blum said:
I’m going to miss Dick when I deliver mail at Metron. Seen him one day and asked “Dick do you remember me?” He shook his head yes and I gave him a hug. he smiled. I also worked with Dick at Frigidaire he was my Repair Man. I will sure miss seeing him RIP Dick Hugs always. Annette
On 6/7/2013 Gene and Vickie Jury said:
Gene and I were very sad to hear about Richard passing. He was a roommate to Leonard Jury (Gene’s father) for about two years. More then a roommate he was a very good friend to him up to Leonard passing. We got to know Richard and he couldn’t of had a better roommate/friend there. We will miss seeing Richard when we go see Gene’s Mother at Metron. Sorry for your loss. Gene and Vickie Jury
On 6/7/2013 alan and annie rohn said:
we were so sorry to hear of your lose richard was a great man.and will be missed by all that met him. we will keep you in our thoughts.
On 6/9/2013 Bonnie Moffett said:
So sorry to hear about Dick. Nice guy knew Cleo and some of his first few children. I never got to meet all of them. Or all of his biological family, Which I was told were many. To LJ & Millie Christensen Of Vestaburg (One of Richards biological brothers I’m sorry for your loss. And please from me pass this on to the rest of your biological family that I don’t know. Gurty one Richards sister from St. Louise I think is gone to.
On 6/10/2013 Pastor Jamey Nichols said:
Sorry to hear about Richard’s death. I saw him at Metron from time to time. Although I don’t think he remembered me, he was always polite just the same. Prayers today for you, Phyllis, and the family.
On 6/13/2013 Teresa Sweet said:
Tarry, Marv and family, So sorry to hear of your brother Dick. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.