Richard Dean Cutter
1934 – 2023
Richard Dean Cutter, Edmond, Oklahoma passed away on May 5, 2023. He was born September 22, 1934, in Lovell (Crescent), Oklahoma to Thomas Richard and Wanda L. Beard Cutter. He moved to Edmond, Oklahoma in 1953.
A devoted husband, beloved father, grandpa and great grandpa, “Papa” “Grampy”.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sharon L. Cutter, Daughter Debbie and husband Rex Holloway, Cottonwood Shores, Texas. By his wife’s loving children, Jeff and wife Cynthia Young, Edmond, Jenny and husband Greg Cox, Meeker Brenda, and husband Steve Coffman of Shawnee. Ten grandchildren, Fourteen great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Richard and Wanda L. Cutter, wife Ruby Shirlene Cutter, Son Gary Dean Cutter, daughter-in-law Janie Cutter, Sisters Ruby Dickens and Velma Cutter, brothers Lester and Chester Cutter and sister-in-law Cordie Cutter.
Richard retired from North American Insurance Agency (Now Insurica) October 1994 as Vice President and Resident Manager – Edmond Office. He loved family gatherings, traveling in their RV throughout the United States, Alaska, Mexico and Canada, Cruises including family cruises and wintering in Donna, Texas for over 20 years. He and Sharon were founding Charter Members and first Presidents of Teacup Chains Square Dance Club, Edmond 1991.
In June 2019, they downsized, moving to Villagio of Bradford Village Retirement Community. They made the best decision enjoying their new home and “family of friends.” Member of First Christian Church Edmond since 1992.
Ten grandchildren, Mindy Holloway, Jeremy Holloway, Cody Cutter, Rachael and (Chuck) Munson, Kelly and (Kyle) Shipley, Josh Young, Chris Coffman, Matt and(Becky) Coffman, Daniel Dollar, and Sarah (Michael) Craft. Fourteen great-grandchildren, Kristen and (Travis) Carnline, Madeleine McAdoo, Joshua and (Chyann)Munson, Isaac and Katelyn Munson, Jack, Payton and Lawson Shipley, Zoee Dollar, Ruth, Rosie, and Roman Coffman, Emelie and Evynn Coffman. Soon to arrive great-great grandson, Jay Alan Carnline.
The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to “Breakfast on Boulevard,” payable to First Christian Church, PO Box 3548, Edmond, OK 73083-3548.
Public visitation will be held Monday, May 8, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Matthews Funeral Home.
Services will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2023, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church, Edmond, Oklahoma.
The church will be live streaming this service in an effort to accommodate those people that are unable to attend. To watch the service CLICK HERE.