SUTHERLAND - Valerie, Amanda, Emma and families would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy by way of cards, flowers, phone calls, visits and baking following the sad loss of Soapy, a loving husband, dad, father-in-law and grandad. Special thanks to the staff of Town and County Hospital for the exceptional care given to Soapy. Thanks also to Alan Smurthwaite for a lovely service, Clair Harper and staff for their professionalism at this sad time, the staff at Wick Assembly Rooms and Murray Lamont and staff for providing refreshments. Finally, thanks to all who paid their last respects at the service and graveside. Donations of £1300.00 was raised for Town and County Hospital.