John Edward Southerland
John Edward Southerland, 54, of Anderson, died Oct. 7, 2019 at St. Vincent Anderson Hospital.
John was born Oct. 12, 1964, in Anderson, the son of Samuel E. and Janice (Raison) Southerland. He was employed by Harvest Market and Swifty Oil. He enjoyed fishing, baseball, IU Basketball and NASCAR especially Jimmie Johnson.
He is survived by his wife 32 years, Rebecca "Becky" (England) Southerland of Anderson, whom he married July 27, 1987; three sons, Adam Leon Southerland, John Edward Southerland Jr., and Benjamin Joseph Southerland; adopted daughters, Amber Southerland and Brittany Simpson; three granddaughters, Lindsay Southerland, Hannah Southerland and June Southerland; brothers and sisters, Samuel Southerland Jr., Bill Raison, Vicki Davidson, Carol Blakely, Harold and Linda Jackson; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews and close friends that were family to him. He loved you all.
John was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Larry Southerland, Gary Southerland, Randy Davidson; very close friend, Greg Thompson; sisters, Debbie Southerland, Lorra Southerland and Debbie Southerland.
Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2 p.m. until the service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Published on October 9, 2019


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Lou Ann Moreland-Cummins
Oct 12, 2019
Sending my sincere sympathy to the family of John Southerland. May God bless you all with peace & comfort during this time of loss.
Brittany simpson
Oct 09, 2019
I love u dad, you where the absolute best papaw, and father to all your kids. You guys took me in when I was 15 and treated me as one of your own. I'm heartbroken but I know your in a better place watching over us thank you for everything you have ever done for me