J. Richard Rick Suba Jr.

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J. Richard "Rick" Suba Jr.

August 07, 1967 - October 07, 2018

J. Richard "Rick" Suba Jr., of Nuzum Place, Fairmont, passed away early Sunday morning (Oct. 7, 2018) in Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born April 9, 1967 in Fairmont, son of James Richard "Jimbo" and his wife Pam Suba of Rivesville, and his mother, the late Connie Sue Hetrick Suba.
Rick was a Catholic by faith, having earlier in life belonged to the former Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Rivesville. He was a 1985 graduate of Rivesville High School. Also being a graduate of Fairmont State College, he was very proud of being in the TKE Fraternity. Rick was also earlier employed as a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service.
Rick loved his family more than anything. He was a close friend to so many people. Rick was very athletic, and he truly enjoyed being a coach for all children. While caring for of his players, Rick loved sharing his passion for any sport with the many young kids in the communities. He also loved his many animals.
Additional survivors include two sisters, Crystal Suba Oliver of Fairmont and Gloria Scotchel and her husband Frankie Alvaro of Fairmont; a brother, Jeff Suba of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; his niece and God-daughter, Bryanna Lynn Oliver of Fairmont; a great-grandmother, Clara Jean DeMoss of Grafton; his Aunts and Uncles, Merry Ann Kish of Rivesville, Stanley Suba of Girard, Ohio, Rodney and Kepper Martin of Rivesville, Ellen Mae and Jack Ogden of Rivesville, Huey Martin of Fairmont, Larry DiPetta, and Bev and Bill Stewart; several cousins, Steven and Tina Kish, Jennifer and Doug Potts, Adam and Lori Martin, Larry Lee and Cindi DiPetta, Johnny DiPetta, Marsha and Brent Hall, Chad Crezenzi, Billy Martin, Brandon Stewart, Melissa and Joe Lileas, Derek and Melissa Suba, Cynthia Kish Weaver and Miranda and Jason Ogden; and many close friends including, Creed Holder, Ike, Dave Bohn, Guy Panrell, Kenny Morris, and all of his TKE brothers.
At Rick's request, he has chosen cremation services. Family and friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, Jasper St., Rivesville, WV. Prayer services will follow at 7 p.m. in the funeral home with Sister Stella Cronauer officiating. The family requests that memorial donations be made to the Rick Suba Memorial Fund at Fairmont Federal Credit Union. Online condolences may be made to www.fordfuneralhomes.com
Published on October 9, 2018
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Lea Ann Straight Barnes
Oct 10, 2018
Rick was a year behind me in school but we had a few classes together. One in particular I remember was French. He had a tendency not to study vocabulary so he would just put le or la infront of the English word like la chair or le book! Mrs. Fultz would say Rick did you study? And he would grin and say no. He always made me laugh and was so pleasant to be around. I hadn’t seen him in years but his passing saddened me while the memories made me smile. A good friend and person. My sincere sympathy to the family
Jill Bledsoe Timms
Oct 10, 2018
I’m sorry for your loss. Praying for your family.