Hubert Lynn (H.L.) Sutphin Sr., of Pulaski, VA, went home to be with the Lord on September 7 at the age of 77.
H.L was a lifelong resident of Pulaski County where he worked for Pulaski Furniture Corporation for 32 years. He retired from the United States Army Reserve with 20 years of service. After he retired, he went to work for the Pulaski County School Board where he drove a school bus part time.
He was a member of Belspring Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. He was also a member of the Pythagoras Masonic Lodge and the American Legion.
H.L. was born on Jan. 12, 1943 and is preceded in death by his parents, Pauline Allen Sutphin and Worley McCullen Supthin, both of Pulaski; and his brother -in-law, James Edward Umberger, also of Pulaski.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Frances Kesling Sutphin. He was a devoted husband and loving father to his children, Hubert Lynn Sutphin Jr. and Angela Harris of Draper, Amy Sutphin Cundiff and Thomas Glenn Cundiff of Pulaski, and Kenneth Wayne Sutphin and Traci McIntyre Maginnis, of Mocksville, NC. He was a very proud Pawpaw to his grandchildren Brittney DeGraffinried, Amanda and Daniel Cox, Jamie and Patrick Smallwood, Corey Cundiff, Dylan Maginnis and his 5 Great Grandchildren. He was also survived by his sisters, Gladys Jane Sutphin Umberger of Pulaski and Senita Sutphin Haga and her husband Dennis of White Gate and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski on Wednesday September 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be on Thursday September 10 at 11 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Home Chapel with a graveside service following at Highland Memorial Gardens. The service will be conducted by Rev. Darrell Linkous, Rev. Charlie Drake, and Rev. Dennis Haga.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.