Theodore Richard Sucher III

Obituary for Theodore Richard Sucher III

May 19, 1938 - August 7, 2019
Orlando, Florida | Age 81

Loving Husband, Father, Brother and Friend.


Theodore Richard Sucher III, 81, of Orlando, FL, passed away peacefully on August 7, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He was born in New York, NY, May 19, 1938. Ted graduated from Stetson University in 1961 where he was President of the Men's Council, CPT of the Soccer Team, ROTC Battalion Commander, Sigma Nu Brother and "Mr. Stetson".

Ted led a distinguished career in the US Army for 23 years. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel having served worldwide including two tours in Vietnam, a tour in Germany and a tour in Iran. In his next career, Ted continued to service his community in the role as a Hospital Administrator. Highlights of his second career included opening Wexford Hospital of Orlando, serving as Vice President for Wexford Health Sources and serving 8 years as the Director of the Westside Shepherd's Hope.

Ted was survived by his wife of 37 years, Judy Corbett Sucher; his sons Rick Sucher and Clint Connor; his daughter Angie Gabrielson, his brother, Douglas Sucher, eight grandchildren (Charlie, Chelsey, Brent, Brandon, Janae, Julia, Jessie, Mariflor) and five great-grandchildren (Kimberly, Chris, Liam, Jayden, and Quentin).

A memorial service will be held at St. Luke's United Methodist Church at 11:00 AM on August 24, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to Missionary Ventures in support of Sucher Ministries or the Garden Theatre of Winter Garden.

Missionary Ventures donations can be processed through their website at or mailed to Missionary Ventures PO Box 593550 Orlando, FL 32859. Please provide a note referencing the Sucher ministries with any mailed donation.

The Garden Theatre of Winter Garden donations can be processed through their website,

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