FORDSVILLE, Ky. — Larry Joe “BoomBoom” Sutherland, 78, of Fordsville, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, in Evansville, Indiana. He was born on March 5, 1943, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Monroe and Lucy Sadler Sutherland.
Larry was a shooter in the coal mines. He loved fishing, gospel music, and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Elizabeth Sutherland; his brothers, Tommy, Charles, and Gene; and his sister, Juetta Holmes.
Survivors include his wife, Rita Lindsey Sutherland; a daughter, McSheila (Nelson) Evans; two grandchildren, Amanda (James Tucker) Freeman and Michael (Sue) Lindsey; and two great-grandchildren, Dakota and Hayley Tucker. Larry is also survived by his siblings, Sue (Oather) Ruby, James “BoBo” (Jaunita) Sutherland, Carl Sutherland, and Coy Sutherland.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, May 3, at noon at Cecil Funeral Home in Whitesville, Kentucky, with burial following at Green River Cemetery in Cromwell, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 2, at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. until 12 noon on Monday, May 3.
The number of those attending the visitation shall be within the current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear personal protective masks.