Walter Lee Sutton

Born: Thu., Mar. 1, 1951
Died: Sun., Apr. 26, 2020


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Walter Lee Sutton, age 69, of Barry, IL passed away Sunday April 26, 2020 at his home. He was born March 1, 1951 in Quincy, IL to Ira Sutton and Frances Schnepf Sutton. He married Carrie Irwin in 1984 and she survives.

Walter graduated from Barry High School and went on to attend Spoon River College in Canton, IL. He started working for Clendenny John Deere in Pleasant Hill, IL as a mechanic. He also ran a gas station in Barry, IL  and for a short time, worked at Electric Wheel in Quincy, IL.  For 20 years he worked for Prince Manufacturing Company in Quincy, IL as a mechanic/operator. In addition to his jobs, Walter also farmed on the family farm all his life until his illness. Walter loved to fish, camp, hunt mushrooms, classic cars, and attending auctions looking for antiques and coins, and Moline tractors- he took pride in maintaining his own equipment. He loved playing with his nieces and nephews and his great nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his wife, Carrie, his twin sons, Adam and Matthew Sutton, his daughter, Kayla Sutton; his mother in law, Sharon Irwin; brother David Sutton and sister Marilyn (Jim) Behrensmeyer.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother Gary Sutton.
  
Graveside service will be held privately and interment will be at Park Lawn Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to be made to the family. Online condolences may be left to the family at www.nieburfh.com. Niebur Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Walter's memory to the following organization:

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Merle and Jerri Woods
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
We share our sympathy with the Sutton family during this difficult time.
It has to especially difficult with all this crazy chaos. But please know
you are all still in our thoughts and prayers. It is so sad and heart breaking
to grieve the loss of a husband and a father but you have family and friends
you can lean on. We are all here to help in any way you need us.

Rhonda Dolbeare
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
My deepest condolences on the passing of Walter. He was a good gut.

Galen Conkright
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
So sorry on your loss. Walt was a long time family friend and his family is very special to us. Love and prayers.

Ricci,ike Murdick
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss your family is in our thoughts an prayers !!

Sandy Schultz
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
Carrie and family:

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Walt..... you all are in our thoughts and prayers

Bertha Badgley
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
My prayers are with you Carrie and your family. Walt was always a fun loving guy loved to joke around. Steve, the kids and I had a lot of fun at both stations in Barry that he ran. Lots of hugs to you and the family.

Mary Ragan
   Posted Mon April 27, 2020
Sorry for your loss! May God comfort and strengthen you.

Tina Sunde
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss .He was a very sweet man

Cheyenne & Caleb Erke
   Posted Tue April 28, 2020
I love you uncle walt I'm going to miss you so much! We love you guys stay strong!

Ken & Dorohy Renoud
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Thoughts and prayers to the family, remember Walter as a classmate of the class of 69.

Ruthie Jolly
   Posted Wed April 29, 2020
Words are not enough to know your sadness but let the memories help heal your hearts. He was so proud of you kids and Carrie --let his light shine through you.

Debbie & Wayne Hazelrigg
   Posted Sun May 03, 2020
With our deepest sympathy to the family. Wayne and Debbie Hazelrigg

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