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;
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 www.rennerfh.com.
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.