ELKHART — Richard L. DeHerrera, 61, of Elkhart, died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, at Morton County Hospital in Elkhart. 

He was born Aug. 6, 1956, in Grants, N.M., to Charlie and Salome M. Garcia DeHerrera. 

A resident of Elkhart since the early 1960s, Mr. DeHerrera was a contract pumper for a number of years in the oilfield.

Survivors include his mother, Salome Suarez of Elkhart; four brothers, Don, Charlie, Alex and Joseph; three sisters, Arlene DeHerrera, Christine Lozano and Mabel DeHerrera; and Scottie Jo Rodriguez, whom he raised.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie; and three brothers, Sam Norman, Larry DeHerrera and Juan DeHerrera.

Graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Elkhart Cemetery.

There will be no visitation. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com. Garnand Funeral Home of Elkhart is in charge of arrangements.