What a wonderful Uncle, I enjoyed being around him when we could, remembering having breakfast with him and Aunt Marcia. Also found memory of his beautiful and Loving tribute to the Love of his Life Aunt Marcia on their 50th Anniversary, brought me to tears ! What a lesson for all of us, to be able to Love and express that Love as he did.! Love You Uncle Elbert Ray .
Aunt Marcia, Gina, Mandy, Michele I know I can’t equal his Love but I Love you all . You have my deepest sympathy
Love & Prayers with you always, Brenda
Lifting family up in prayer 🙏🏾 God has taken another flower to enhance His garden. Love to you all John and Jeannie Smith. May peace be with you 🙏🏾
Our condolences to the family. Bro. Ray was a good, kindhearted man and we were glad to call him a friend.
Marcia, Gina, Michelle, and Mandy I am so very sorry to hear of Rays passing. Sending love and prayers for all of you
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Elbert Ray Sutton, 73, passed away on May 27, 2021. He was born on September 12, 1947, to Elbert and Sarah Sutton in Evansville, Indiana.
Ray loved watching WWE Wrestling that was his favorite thing to do. He enjoyed fishing, bingo, and shopping at discount stores and flea markets; he collected knives for many years. He was very handy, he could make his own canes and would give them to others. He loves spending time with his family and his dog Baxter. He was loved by many.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents Elbert and Sarah Sutton; his siblings Jimmy, Raymond, Pauline, and Edna; his brother-in-law’s Jim Barrett, and Bill Land.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Marcia Sutton; children Gina (Robert) Longest, Michele (Michael) Lynch, and Miranda (Sean) Cole; grandchildren Justin Longest (Phillip Wilson), Tyler Lynn (Austin Finch), Jacob Lynn (Darien), Devon Cole (Sarah), Tayler Longest, Joseph Crabtree; 3 great-grandchildren Eliana Lynn, Gabriel Lynn, Nathena Lynn; siblings Mary Barrett, Alice Robertson, Shirley Land; and numerous nieces and nephews; friends John and Chuck and many others. He will be missed by many.
Visitation will be from 4 pm to 7 pm on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 and following on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, visitation from 10 am until time of service at 11 am at Sunset Funeral Home with a burial to directly follow at Sunset Memorial Park.
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