William R. 'Bill' Sutherlin

Thursday, March 27, 2014

William R. "Bill" Sutherlin, 76, Greencastle, formerly of Cloverdale, passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on June 10, 1937 in Putnam County and was the son of the late William Arthur "Bud" and Dorothy Ellen (Ridgway) Sutherlin.

He married Glenna F. (Pendley) Sutherlin on March 16, 1961 and she survives.

He is also survived by his daughters, Melanie A. McHugh and husband Jim of Cloverdale, Shelly Atwell and husband Scott of Vero Beach, Fla., and Crystal Lewis and husband Kelly of Greencastle; brother Ron Edward Sutherlin and wife Joan Ann of Cary, N.C.; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was the owner of Sutherlin Auto Sales in Cloverdale. He was a graduate of Cloverdale High School.

He was a member of the Hanna Street Baptist Church of Greencastle, Hurst-Collins Post # 281 American Legion of Cloverdale, Masonic Lodge # 132 F. & A. M. of Cloverdale and the Scottish Rite.

He was a veteran serving in the United States Air Force.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29 the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Cloverdale Cemetery.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, David Arthur "Sudsy" Sutherlin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5636 West 96th St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.