Richard Allyn Sherman, Sr.



Richard Allyn Sherman, Sr., 78 of Bogue passed away on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Crystal Coast Hospice House, Newport.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday April 22, 2017 at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with Rev. Tim Nichols officiating. He worked for many years with New England Envelope and then Sheppard Envelope. Dick loved spending time on the water boating, fishing, and scuba diving when he was not on the water he loved watching NASCAR and other racing. He also loved Model A cars becoming a member of the Worcester Model A Club in MA and later a member of the AACA Morehead City chapter after moving to North Carolina.

Mr. Sherman was born in Guilford, CT and was the son of the late Kenneth and Ruth Ames Sherman. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Nurse.
He is survived by his wife, Cherie Schontag Sherman of the home; two daughters, Robbin Syriac and Randy Fox both of CO; two sons, Richard Sherman, Jr. of CT and Ronald Sherman of MA; two stepsons, Jason Lescalleet of Maine and Todd Sherman of MA; one brother, Kenneth Sherman, Jr. of TN; one sister, Sandra Leblanc of VT; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers the family request for memorials to be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 728 Bogue Loop Rd., Bogue, NC 28570.