Richard “Dick” Dale Sutcliffe SR, age 80, passed away at his home in New Port Richey, FL, on Sunday, August 11, 2019. He was born on December 14 1938, to Clarence and Marguerite (Olson) Sutcliffe. He was raised in Yorkville Illinois and moved to Florida in 1972. He married Gail Louise Palmer on November 29, 1958. He served in the US Air Force. Dick was a master Gunsmith, Knifesmith and Blacksmith.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Gail; son, Richard, daughter Natalie; 9 grandchildren: Keith (Susan), Jennifer (Kevin), Joshua, Amber, Kyle (Kayla), Vanessa (Ryan), Hannah, Breanna (Curtis), and Benjamin. 14 great-grandchildren in order of age: Lindsay- 14, Hollie- 13, Julia- 10, Jonas- 10, Chloie- 10, Brooke- 9, Tanner- 7, Landon- 7, Karson-6, Rylee- 4, Samuel- 4, Ryker- 4, Amelia-1, and Olivia-1.
Richard will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. We are grateful he is now at rest.