Davenport, VA – James Leonard Sutherland, age 55 of Hollow Poplar Road, passed away Thursday, November 12, 2020 at Bristol Regional Medical Center. Born in Buchanan County, he was a son of the late Crusoe Fuller and Edna Elaine Deel Sutherland. He was last employed as a coal miner. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ruby Sutherland.
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Survivors include five children; Samantha (Jesse) Ferguson of Philadelphia, MS, Tamber (Eric) Charles of Davenport, Jamie Sutherland of Sebastopol, MS, Justin Sutherland of Davenport, and Dakota Sutherland of Sebastopol, MS, two grandchildren, Aubrey Leanne Charles and Levi John Charles, sisters, Shirley O’quinn, Mary Fuller and Martha Vitatoe all of Virginia, and three special nieces, Trish (Timmy) Vison, Brenda (Eddie) Lothery, and Elaine (Jason) Hale.
Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 with David Gardner officiating at Haysi Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Deel Family Cemetery, Dante, VA. Pallbearers will be Jesse Ferguson, Eric Charles, Peanut Gilbert, Jason Colton, Alex Shawn Hale, and Michael Thomas. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Sexton and Timmy Vison. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17 at the funeral home where a service will be held at 7:00 p.m. Online condolences may be sent to www.haysifuneral.com. Haysi Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.