William Joseph Bub Sutcliffe, 55, formerly of Rich Hill, Missouri passed away peacefully at his residence in Bush, Illinois on Sunday, May 27, 2018 surrounded by his loving family and friends. Bub was born on December 15, 1962 in Kansas City, a son of the late Joseph James and Mary Lou (Cox) Sutcliffe. Bub attended Johnson Elementary in Kansas City. In 1973 his family moved to a farm in Foster, MO and Bub began attending school in Rich Hill. Bub was a very talented athlete and enjoyed playing basketball and football as a Rich Hill Tiger and American League baseball during the summers. He graduated from Rich Hill in 1981 and entered the work force. Bub worked a variety of jobs that included working in the oil fields in Oklahoma, mechanic, machinist, drywall, and maintenance. Bub moved to Southern Illinois in the early 90''s and settled in Hurst. He loved playing darts, fishing, playing pool, planting a garden and going to family dinners. As a fellow classmate described Bub, his laugh made others laugh. He was loved by all and will be dearly missed. + Bub is survived by his daughter Ashley and husband Ryan Grabill of Nixa, MO; his son Cody Sutcliffe of Hurst, Il; two sisters, Debbie and husband Donald Inchcliff of Bush, Il, Frances Sis and husband Kirk Sharp of Fort Scott, KS; one brother Tom and wife Carrie Sutcliffe of Hume, MO; two grandaughters, Alyssa and Joelle Grabill; one grandson, Nic; three nephews, three nieces and one great niece, one step daughter and one step son, Aunt Odie and many wonderful cousins. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Bush Community Building in Bush, Il. Memorial Services will be held 10 am Saturday, June 23 in Foster, MO at the Salem Cemetery.
Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 10:00am, Salem Cemetery