Richard "Dick" StearnsApril 11, 1937 ~ December 25, 2017 (age 80)
Dick Stearns, 80, of Naples, FL passed away peacefully Christmas morning. Dick was born April 11, 1937 in Kankakee, IL to Robert and Pricilla Stearns. One of his fondest memories was moving with his family to Naples in 1971. He spent most of his working life selling cars and charter fishing. He loved his family, friends, cooking, fishing and spending time at Port of the Islands.
Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years, Beverly; sons, Scott, Brad (Alitia) and Randy (Katie) all of Naples; daughters, Marcia (Todd) Muller of Naples and Marianne (Bill) Self of Oviedo, FL; grandchildren, Scott, Spencer, Brittany, Brandon, Tyler, Morgan, Devin, Logan, Andrew, RiLee, Zachary, Ryan, Matthew and Michael; great-grandchildren, Kinsley, Madelyn and Emmy Lou; brother, Roy (Sue) Stearns of Naples; sisters, Joyce Aust and Judy (Larry) Mahoney both of Bourbonnais, IL and many nieces, nephews and many other family members. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bobby, Jim and Jack Stearns; granddaughter, Courtney Stearns and grandson, Adam Muller.
A remembrance gathering will be held Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Muller-Thompson Funeral Chapel, 2011 Pine Ridge Road.