SUTTON, John A.|
Milford, PA - Chief Warrant Officer-Four USAR (Retired) John A. Sutton passed away on August 1, 2014. Born November 20, 1927 in Austin, TX, he was the son of the late Lat and Nell (Ford) Sutton.
Chief Sutton served in the U.S. Navy in WW II in the South Pacific Theater. In 1959 he joined the Texas National Guard and in 1972 transferred to the U.S. Army reserve where he retired from active duty in March of 1989. His total military service spanned over thirty seven years. Upon his retirement he made Montague, NJ and then Milford, PA his home. He was a Lifetime member of the Milford Fire Department and served as an Emergency Medical Technician. He was also a member of the Marsch Kellogg American Legion Post 139, Milford, Pa.
He is survived by his sister-in-law Erline Sutton of Houston, TX and a granddaughter Sara Sutton. He was predeceased by his brother Lat and his daughter Linda Lane Sutton of Austin, TX.
Friends may call at Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA on August 7, 2014 from 6 to 8 PM. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on August 7, 2014 at 8 PM.
Memorial donations may be made to the Milford Fire and Rescue, PO Box 1369, Milford, PA 18337.
Published in Austin American-Statesman from Aug. 4 to Aug. 5, 2014