He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Eugene Sutton Sr.; sister, Betty Sutton Overstreet; maternal grandparents, Mary and Walter Link; and paternal grandparents, Mildred and Millard Sutton.
He enjoyed watching movies, fishing and motorcycles. He was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his daughter, Laura Suzzane Sutton of Cleveland; grandchildren: Jazalina and Mikel McGhee; mother, Joyce Sutton; and sister, Cathy Carter, all of Cleveland; brother, James Sutton and his wife, Laurie, of Knoxville; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
The Remembrance of Life service will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 1 p.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Charles Poteet officiating
Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday before the service at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with Gene’s family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.