Monday, October 8, 2012


NEWPORT NEWS - Robert Wayne Sutherland, 49, born March 18, 1963, lifelong Peninsula resident, died Oct. 4, at Riverside Hospital.

Robert was the owner and operator of Agape Christian Bookstore. He was also a local umpire for fast pitch and slow pitch leagues in Newport News, York County and Williamsburg areas. He was a lifelong member and deacon of Riverside Baptist Church, and a member of First Church Ministries.

He is survived by his wife of four years, Delores Krug Sutherland; his parents, Bob and Peggy Sutherland; two sisters, Becky Sutherland and Deborah and brother-in-law, Steve Petrovitch; and one nephew, Cameron; as well as close extended family in Virginia; his mother-in-law, Betty Krug, and a large extended family in Illinois.

Family will receive friends from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Riverside Baptist Church, 7409 River Road, Newport News, VA 23607. The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Oct. 10, at Riverside Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Peninsula Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made out to Robert Sutherland Memorial and mail to PSUA, P.O. Box 1844, Newport News, VA 23601.


That corgi :) said...

Again, Becky, I'm so sorry. He lived his dash well; I'm sorry it wasn't a longer time that he lived.


The Brown Recluse said...

I thought about you several times over the last couple of days. I'm really sorry, Becky.