Howard Sutton

Hamilton County

William Howard Sutton, 74, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2013.He was born March 10, 1939 in Chattanooga to the late Frank and Jennie Sutton.Mr. Sutton was a member of East Ridge Church of Christ and a veteran of the United States Marine Corp serving in the beginning of the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion and the Choo Choo Chevy Club where he was known for his outstanding ability to restore a car from the ground up. He received the First Place National Award which gained him recognition in the Choo Choo Chevy Magazine. Mr. Sutton was retired from DuPont after 33 years of service and for the last 25 years, he was an avid antique dealer.Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Stella B. Sutton; son, Hugh Dean (Nikki) Sutton, of Humble, Texas; daughter, Jennifer (Shane) Vaughn, of Newnan, Ga.; grandsons, William OConner Sutton and Jacob Riley Sutton, of Humble, Texas; brother, Frank (Lila) Sutton, of Birmingham, Ala.; sisters-in-law, Barbara (Don) Dilbeck, of Ducktown, Tenn., Susie Wilson, of Jasper, Tenn., Janie (Ed) Troxell, of Bridgeport, Ala., and Dorothy Mae (Wayne) Richey, of Flat Rock, Alabama; brother-in-law, Sam (Patsy) Poe, of Chattanooga; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Sept. 19, 2013, in the in the funeral home chapel with Minister Charles Cochran officiating.Burial will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.Memorial contributions may be made to East Ridge Church of Christ, Mission Fund, 951 McBrien Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaEastBrainerdChapel.com.Arrangements are by the East Brainerd Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home & Crematory, 8214 East Brainerd Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421.

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