Kent Sutton

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Kent T. Sutton, 78 of Belleville, IL, born March 6, 1939, in Belleville, IL, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his residence in Belleville, IL.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde R. and Margaret, nee Penell, Sutton; and a brother, Robert Sutton.

Surviving are his wife of 54 years, Judy A., nee Meehan, Sutton, whom he married on July 13, 1963;
two daughters, Ann (Jack) Stuhlsatz II of Freeburg, IL, and Becky (Scott) Williams of Collinsville, IL;
one son, John (Julie) Sutton of Steeleville, IL;
eight grandchildren, Trey (Lyndsey) Stuhlsatz, Allison (Mark) McAteer, Jordan Stuhlsatz, Austin Stuhlsatz, Caitlin Schaefer, Rachael Schaefer, Dusty Sutton and Jacob Sutton;
four great-grandchildren;
and a sister-in-law, Rose Ann Sutton of Effingham, IL.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois or to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may visit from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Hal Santos officiating.






3 Comments on Kent Sutton

Randy Kohlmiller said : Guest Report Nov 08, 2021 at 5:18 PM

Kent was a great mentor when I started my own firearms business. He was always a kind thoughtful person . He was the best woodworking craftsman I've ever known. My sympathy and heartfelt condolence to his family.

  • St. Louis
  • MO
Bill Kluge said : Guest Report Sep 22, 2017 at 9:18 PM

Our sympathy to the family of Kent from a long time friend and family. He will be sorely missed.

  • Belleville
  • IL
Terry L Callahan said : Guest Report Sep 21, 2017 at 5:39 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Kent was an amazing person and friend. I miss all the times we laughed and were together at Frankie G;s with Jack and the Browning group. RIP Kent, you will me missed. Toasted one with Jack now.

  • OFallon
  • Missouri

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