Richard Allen Putty September 14, 1941 - May 10, 2016
Richard Putty, a resident of Dearborn Heights, passed away on May 10, 2016 at the age of 74. He was the beloved husband of Peggy for 46 years, and the loving father of Rich (Gina) and Lisa (Jay) Shimko. Richard cherished his grandchildren, Matthew, Landen, Ethan and McKenna. The family will receive visitors for a Memorial Gathering at the L. J. Griffin Funeral Home in Westland (7707 Middlebelt Road at Ann Arbor Trail) on Sunday, May 15, from 12-4 p.m. His Memorial Service will begin at 4 p.m. Richard worked in the automotive field as a Mechanical Engineer, until retiring in 2000. He had a love of animals and travel. He attended NorthRidge Church and was always sharing a laugh. Richard was a Detroit sports fan, cheering the Lions, Tigers and Red Wings. He loved a good meal and sunsets over Panama City Beach. Richard will be greatly missed!