Overland Park, Kansas

1924 - 2018 (Age 93)


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JOHN W. SUTHERLAND John William Sutherland died Tuesday January 23rd, 2018 at his home in Overland Park Kansas with family by his side. John was 93. He was born April 28th, 1924 in Kansas City, MO., the son of Robert Robinson Sutherland, founder of The Sutherland Lumber Company, and Mae Dierks...

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I was employed by Sutherland Lumber Company for several years.
Anytime I had occasion to meet John he always made me feel special. Always asked about my family. Always made me feel special. He was special.
Condolences to his family

I was employed by Sutherland Lumber Company for several years. Had many opportunities to associate with John and his family for business purposes. He always made you feel he was interested in you and your family. Had a way to make you feel special any and every time he was around.
He and his family are special to me and to my family.
My condolences the Sutherland family.

I was hired by John Sutherland in 1970 and continue to work for the company to this day. John was a gentleman and an inspiration to all that met him. He will be dearly missed by his family and by all the employes of the company he built. Rest In Peace, John.

My sympathy goes out to all of the Sutherland family for their loss. John Sutherland was a fine man and I am glad to have known him.

I am a second generation employee of the Sutherland family. My father was one of John's first store managers. He worked for John and his family for over 40 years.

John Sutherland always had a personal connection and appreciation for the employees, a culture that has been passed down through the family. John will be greatly missed. ...

John Sutherland was one of the finest men l have known he will be missed. My condolences go out to his family. I am proud to say I was fortunate enough to have worked for him and the Sutherland company.