John A. Sutton Sr.

John A. Sutton Sr., 89, of rural Hartford City, IN, and having ties to LaFontaine, IN, died  Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at 11:29 a.m. at his residence.

Mr. Sutton was a 1948 graduate of Roll High School. He retired in 1986 from General Motors, in Marion.

He was born Jan. 29, 1929, in LaFontaine to Hobart Jacob and Elsie Stoner Sutton.  He married Betty C. Bonewit on July 25, 1946, in Monticello, and she preceded him in death on Feb. 26, 2015.

Survivors include three daughters, Sandra (Larry) Garrison, of Grand Blanc, MI, and Patricia (Mike) Kellogg and Georgetta (Jim) Lee, both of Hartford City; two sons, John A Sutton Jr., and Rick W. (Mary) Sutton, of Angola; a sister, Judy (Phillip) Cox, of Gas City; 12 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Calling is Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, from noon to 5 p.m. and on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, 109 W. Windsor St., Montpelier. A service of celebration will follow immediately after calling on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Glenn Greiner officiating.  Interment will follow in the Gardens of Memory in Muncie.

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