Ross M. Sutton
Ross M. Sutton, 77, of Urbandale passed away peacefully on March 15, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 18 at Iles Funeral Homes - Westover Chapel. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19 at Westover Chapel. The burial will be held at a later date in North Carolina.
Ross was born in Armour, N.C. on August 7, 1935 to Lloyd Ross and Pearl Sutton. He received his Masters of Business Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and was a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. Ross served with the U.S. Army during the Korean and Vietnam wars. He worked for the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) of the IRS for over 30 years, retiring in 1990 as the Chief of the CID in Des Moines.
Ross is survived by his loving wife, Mona F. Sutton of Urbandale; two sons, Ross II (Sara) Sutton of Merritt Island, FL and Julian (Renee') Sutton of Bettendorf; one sister, Edith (Larry) Waddell of Riegelwood, NC; grandchildren, Emily, Evan and Tre'; and numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Ross was an Elder at Connections Christian Church in Clive. Memorial contributions are being directed to Connections Christian Church, The National Parkinson's Foundation,
Published in Des Moines Register on Mar. 17, 2013