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Bill Lee "B. Lee" Sutton


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Bill Lee "B. Lee" Sutton Obituary
Bill Lee "B. Lee" Sutton

Kingwood, TX - Bill Lee "B. Lee" Sutton passed away on October 6, 2018 in Kingwood, Texas at the age of 94. Lee was born September 18, 1924 in Independence, Kansas the only child of Brice Tinker Sutton and Irma Marie Jenkins.

After graduation from Bartlesville Oklahoma High School Lee was accepted to Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. In 1943 Lee entered the U.S. Army and was assigned to the 142nd Engineer Combat Battalion. Lee was deployed to Europe during World War II where he served his country until his honorable discharge in 1946. Lee returned to OSU to continue his education where he graduated with a B.A. degree in Art and Interior Design. While at OSU, Lee met his future wife, Catherine "Kay" Virginia Harrup of Waco, Texas. Lee and Kay were married in 1949 in Waco, Texas. The couple recently celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.

In 1951 Lee and Kay moved to Shreveport, Louisiana where Lee began a long career as an interior designer with the Friend Piper design firm. Additionally, Lee passionately pursued his love of golf. Lee was also an instructor at Centenary College and led his Sunday School class at First United Methodist Church.

In 2015 Lee and Kay moved to Kingwood, Texas to be close to family. Lee is survived by his wife Kay, his son and daughter-in-law Randy and Carol Hetherwick Sutton, his son Robert Sutton, four granddaughters, Alison Sutton Reynolds and husband Brian Reynolds, Megan Sutton Garcia and husband Raul Garcia, Kelly Sutton Reeves and husband Clint Reeves, Erin Sutton Moberley and husband Garrett Moberley, and six great grandchildren. Lee is preceded in death by his granddaughter Ashley Sutton.

The family would like to thank the numerous caregivers at Landon Ridge Assisted Living Community. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in memory of Lee to the Parkinson Foundation, or First United Methodist Church in Shreveport. For details on the service go to :

www.darstfuneralhome.com/obit/bill-lee-sutton
Published in Shreveport Times on Oct. 12, 2018
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