Date of Death: March 21, 2023
Visitation will be held Friday, March 24, 2023 from 5:00-6:30 p.m. at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers, with a celebration of life beginning at 6:30 p.m. with Pastor Derl Keefer officiating. He will be laid to rest in Brick Chapel Cemetery in Greencastle, Ind.
Richard Dale Sutherlin Jr., 71, of Three Rivers, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
He was born February 13, 1952 in Greencastle, Ind., the son of Richard Sutherlin Sr. and Evelyn Cornelia (McBride) Sutherlin.
Rick worked as a dispatcher for P&P Transportation.
He loved his grandchildren and the Kansas City Royals, and enjoyed traveling to baseball stadiums.
Rick coached Little League and was involved with the Mt. Hermon Masonic Lodge #24 in Three Rivers, Three Rivers Band Boosters, the Three Rivers Community Players, and Phil Gamma Delta. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Three Rivers.
Remaining to cherish his memory are his wife, Mercy Balogo Sutherlin; son, Richard (Erica) Sutherlin III of Three Rivers; daughter, Katarina Sutherlin of Three Rivers; grandchildren, Mackenzia Sutherlin, Helene Elise Sutherlin, Ricky Sutherlin IV, Caleb Johnson, Ezekiel Dunifin, Julian Sutherlin, and Noah Dunifin; sister, Linda “Beth” Woodard.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Ellis.
Donations in Rick’s memory may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or the American Cancer Society. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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