Sutton, Thomas

Thomas A. Sutton 62, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 at Flower Hospital in Sylvania, Ohio.

He was born July 10, 1947, in Morenci, Mich., to Russell H. and Betty (Markley) Sutton.  He married Kim (Keedle) LaPrairie on March 4, 2006, in Livonia, Mich., and she survives.

In addition to his wife, Tom is survived by one daughter, Sarah Sutton of Chicago, Ill.; one son, Russell Thomas Sutton of Rochester, Mich.; his mother, Betty Sutton of Morenci; one step-daughter, Heather (and Joseph) Hakim of St. Clair Shores, Mich.; two step-grandchildren, Laila and Max; one sister, Carol and (Peter) Zyk of Huntersville, N.C.; one brother, Jon (and Barbara) Sutton of Cedar, Mich.

He was preceded in death by his father Russell.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Morenci First Congregational Church with Rev. Jack Cahill officiating.  Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Visitation is planned from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday  and 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci. There will also be a visitation at the church from 10 a.m. Thursday until the time of service.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may make memorial contributions to Morenci First Congregational Church or Honor Flight (World War II Veterans Memorial).