Richard Austin Stedman, 80, of Alpena passed away Friday, December 10, 2021, at MyMichigan Medical Center – Alpena.
Richard was born on August 30, 1941, in Hillman to the late Milton and Nettie (Hauff) Stedman. He married Carolyn Hand on August 7, 1965. She preceded him in death on April 4, 1997. Richard was a member of the Free Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing with his best friend Ronald Saddler and was a Detroit Tigers fan.
Surviving are his four children, Charles Stedman, Darlene (Ronlad) Saddler, Richard (Yuliana) Stedman, Maurice (Melinda) Stedman; 14 grandchildren; two siblings, Everett Stedman and Jean Dowling.
Mr. Stedman was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda Hand on April 3, 1997; two brothers, Manuel Stedman, Chester Stedman; and sister, Irene Stedman.
Visitation will take place Friday, December 17, 2021, at Bannan Funeral Home – Hillman from noon until the funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Richard George officiating.
Interment: Hillman Rust Township Cemetery
Memorials: Alzheimer’s Foundation or Parkinson’s Foundation