Rich passed away at his home in Otsego, Michigan Tuesday, August 11, 2020. He was born May 27, 1965 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, son of Lenn and Judy (Wilson) Sutterfield. He graduated from Wyoming Park High School and earned his B.A. of Finance at Michigan State University. Rich was a Branch Examiner for LPL Financial Services. He was a loving husband and father. He championed and was endlessly devoted to his sons, Matt and Clint, and was known by friends and family for his charm, humor and quick wit. Richard was, is, and forever will be remembered as a fan of all things Michigan State. He was an avid “Sparty” fan.
Survivors include his wife, Tracey; sons, Richard “Matt” Sutterfield and Clinton Sutterfield of Otsego; stepchildren, Morgan Wilson of Troy, Michigan and Taylor Kern of Orlando, Florida; stepfather John Perham of Manchester, TN, stepmother Nancy Sutterfield of Sanford, Michigan, stepbrothers, Rod Miller of Sanford and Mitch Miller of Poulsbo, WA, many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and his beloved dog Olive.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Judy Perham and father Lenn Sutterfield, grandparents Richard and Dorothy Wilson and Homer and Lillie Sutterfield.
Services celebrating the life of Rich Sutterfield will be held at a later date .
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Rich may be made for suicide prevention to Gryphon Place, 3245 South 8th Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 or to the Wishbone Pet Rescue Alliance, P.O. Box 124, Douglas, MI 49406.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.