Richard S. “Rick” Cupps, age 62, of Butler, passed away Friday, April 3, at Good Samaritan Hospice in Cabot.
Born in Evans City on June 16, 1957, he was a son of Mary Smith Cupps and the late Howard LaVerne Cupps.
Rick was employed in the Melt Shop of AK Steel.
He was a member of Saint Andrew Roman Catholic Church.
Rick was a devoted family man and a very talented artist who loved to draw.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Julie Lynn Allen Cupps, whom he married January 15, 1988; five children, Mandy Cupps, of Butler, Missy Ray and her husband, Victor, of Butler, Lexie Cupps, of Butler, Devin Cupps, of Butler, and Tori Cupps, of Butler; his mother, Mary Smith Cupps, of New Castle; and two brothers, Shawn Cupps, of Evans City, and Mark Cupps and his wife, Dawn, of New Castle.
There will be no visitation, and a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date.
Burial will take place in Saint John’s Cemetery, Coylesville.
Arrangements were entrusted to Martin Funeral Home, Inc., 429 Center Avenue, Butler.