Arthur Sutton

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Arthur W. Sutton, 91, of Westminster, Md. died Wednesday morning December 10, 2014 at the Carroll Lutheran Village. Born on July 27 1923 in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late Walter C. Sutton and Carrie Kilmer Sutton. He was the husband of Bonnie Eloise Cooper Sutton, his wife of 68 years. He retired from the Social Security Administration in Baltimore after serving 30 years. He worked in a series of management and administrative positions and was the Deputy Defense Planning Officer when he retired in 1974. Mr. Sutton lived in Brooklyn Park for many years before moving to Woodbine and subsequently to Carrol Lutheran Village in Westminster. He was a former member of the Brooklyn United Methodist Church in Baltimore and later the Taylorsville United Methodist Church and Ebenezer United Methodist Church. For many years, he was the Lay Member to the Baltimore Annual Conference. He served in World War II as an Air traffic Controller in the Army Air Corps from 1942 to 1946. Most of his military time was spent in Texas where he met his wife, Bonnie. He enjoyed working with his computer, loved to play chess, pinochle, bridge, scrabble and he collected old coins. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are his daughter Sandra Lee Hudspeth and husband Forrest, and two grandchildren, Aileen Hudspeth and Russell Hudspeth and wife Sheri of Woodbine, and two great grandchildren, Kiersten Hudspeth and Joel Hudspeth of Woodbine. He was predeceased by two brothers, Walter Clayton Sutton of Rochester, N.Y. and John Sutton of Gettysburg, Pa. The body will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date at the Carroll Lutheran Village Krug Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll Lutheran Village Residents Assistance Fund.

Published in Carroll County Times on Dec. 13, 2014
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