Peter B. "Pete" Sutherland Jr. (1960 - 2018)

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Peter B. "Pete" Sutherland Jr. 57, of Shobonier, passed away on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Services were held at noon on Monday at Family Worship Center in Vandalia, with the Rev. Tracy Zimmerman officiating. Burial was in Britton Cemetery in rural Shobonier. Visitation was held from 11 a.m. until time of services on Monday at the church. Miller Funeral Home in Vandalia was in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at
Mr. Sutherland was born on April 6, 1960, in Vandalia, the son of Peter B. Sr. and Alice Mae (Owens) Sutherland Miller.
He was an insurance agent for the Frank Snyder Insurance Agency in Greenville and a member of Family Worship Center in Vandalia, and an avid golfer and writer. Pete was the author of "The Five Sutherland Boys, to God, Through Hell to Glory – A Family Saga."
He is survived by his mother, of Washington Park; and stepchildren, Jessica and Daniel; two stepgrandchildren; brothers, Willie Sutherland and Darliene of St. Louis, Mo., Terry Sutherland and Susan of Shobonier, Roy Miller and Chassidy of Collinsville, Herbert Miller and Tawanna of St. Louis, Mo., and Cory Miller of St. Louis, Mo.; sisters, Linda, Ann, Shirley, Alice and Stephanie; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Buddy Sutherland.
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Miller Funeral Homes - Vandalia
831 N. Fifth St.
Vandalia, IL 62471
(618) 283-3176
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Published in The Leader-Union from Feb. 22 to Mar. 7, 2018