Richard Allen Sumner, 58, of Red Bud, IL, born January 14, 1955 in E. St. Louis, IL, died Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville, IL. Mr. Sumner was an auto mechanic and a US Army veteran.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Francis Austin and Ladina Jane (Whittenburg, Sumner a brother, Jean David Sumner and a sister, Barbara Ann Sumner.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Ann (Wolfmeier) Sumner of Red Bud, IL who he married June 28, 1974 in Caseyville, IL; a daughter Angela (Jack) Martin of Foley, MO; son Steve (Kathy) Sumner of Red Bud, IL; 2 sisters; Sharon (Jesse) Steele of Bloomsdale, MO and Kimberly (Ernie) Dickerson of Baldwin, IL; and 1 brother Terry (Nancy) Sumner of Belleville, IL.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Visitation: Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL.
Funeral: Services will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens with the Rev. Dr. Robert Koch officiating.