Ernest Curtis Sutton, 88, of Belleville, Ill., born October 31, 1927, in West Frankfort, Ill., died Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
Curtis was retired from American General Finance Company. He was a member of Crossroads Christian Church in Caseyville, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Mary Evelyn in 1985; his second wife, Madeline, in May, 2005; and most recently, his wife, Margaret Reichling Sutton, whom he married in October, 2005, and who passed away April 17, 2016. Curtis was also preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon; his father, James P. Sutton; his mother, Bertha, nee Thomason, Sutton; and
brothers Elmo, Lambert, A.D., and Rowland B., in infancy.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in- law, Sean and Michelle Sutton of Austin, Texas;
a stepson and daughter-in- law, Dr. Steven and Patricia Reichling of Belleville, Ill.; and five grandchildren, Skyler, Mackenzie, Brian, Todd, and Chad.
Memorials may be made to HSHS Hospice, 340 W. Lincoln, Suite 580, Belleville, Ill., 62220, or to Crossroads Christian Church, 2415 North 89 th St., Caseyville, Ill.,62232. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at George Renner and Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Michael Dixon officiating. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2006, at Tower Heights Cemetery, West Frankfort, Ill.
George Renner &
Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 12, 2016