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John Herbert "Herb" Sutherland

November 13, 1935 ~ December 11, 2018 (age 83)

Mr. John Herbert “Herb” Sutherland, age 83, of Covington passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018.  He was born in Anderson, South Carolina to Henry and Louise Dodson Sutherland who have preceded him in death.  Mr. Sutherland was a member of the Burn’s Club of Atlanta and the St. Andrew’s Society of Atlanta.  He was a member of Red Oak United Methodist Church for 38 years.  Mr. Sutherland was an avid reader, he enjoyed gardening, tent camping in the state parks, and was a great historian and loved genealogy.  He once built a log cabin by hand, logging and preparing the logs from his own property.  Mr. Sutherland enjoyed Civil War reenactments and participated often.  He is survived by his wife Becky Sutherland of Covington, his daughter and son-in-law Catharine and David Griffin of Marshall, Texas, his son John A. Sutherland of Covington his grandchildren James and Samuel along with many other family and close friends.

Memorial services for Mr. Sutherland will be held at 11 o’clock Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Red Oak Untied Methodist Church with Reverend Andy Cunningham officiating.  In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Red Oak United Methodist Church, 15105 Ga Hwy 36, Covington, GA 30016.  J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements.  A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.

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