MISSION, Kan. -- William Louis Sutton, 68, died Jan. 3, 2008, at his home.
Born Sept. 26, 1939 in Cape Girardeau, Mo., to the late William C. and Louis Ellen (Tanner) Sutton, he lived in Sikeston, Mo., until moving to Kansas City in 1962. After graduating from Sikeston High School, he joined the Army in 1957, went to Army Security School for six months to become a Morse interceptor and was discharged in 1962. He was an insurance investigator before going to work for the Union Pacific Railroad as an engineer, retiring in 1999.
For 29 years, he was married to Ruth Sutton who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, Bill Sutton of Humble, Texas; one daughter, Vickie Fogg, and husband, Dave, of Pierce, Colo.; their mother, Judy Santner; two step-daughters, Laura Pyeatt and her husband, Marty, of Eudora and Linda Watson and her husband, Chris, of New Knoxville, Ohio; two brothers, Hugh Moose of Palm Springs, Calif., and Gordon Jines of Sikeston; two sisters, Ellen Murphy and her husband, Dean, of Jefferson City, Mo., and Betty Jane Stewart of Sikeston; seven grandchildren, Morgan Fogg, Bryson Fogg, Dawson Fogg, Chad Pyeatte, Brooke Pyeatte, Andrea Watson and Felicia Watson; and also nieces, an aunt, cousins and many dear friends.
Services were conducted Tuesday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Mission.
The Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Trinity Lutheran Church 5601 W. 62nd St. Mission, KS 66202
World Vision, International Office 800 West Chestnut Ave. Monrovia, CA 91016-3198.