John Joseph Sutton

John Joseph Sutton

John Joseph Sutton, 62 of rural Morganville passed away on Nov. 7, 2019 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan, KS after a short illness.

John was born Oct. 29, 1957 to John Nathan and Margaret Mary (Paoni) Sutton in Springfield, Illinois. Upon his mother’s death in 1967 he moved to Kansas with his sisters and brother. John graduated from Westmoreland Rural High School in 1975. He attended Manhattan Area Vocational School in welding. He worked for Boeing in Clay Center for a short time. Later he worked for Fleming Company in Kansas City for 12 years and was employed by UPS the past 14 years.

John married Susan Webb on Nov. 16, 1991. They later divorced. He is survived by three sons, Randy (Amy) Sutton, Rocky (Brooke) Sutton, Jessie (Jessica) Webb and one daughter Haylee (Carlo) Gonzales; nine grandchildren, Ashley (Royce), Austin, Courtney, Jennaka, Jessica, Konnor, Lynzee, Montgomery, and Savannah; two great grandchildren, Kayla and Aleiah; one sister Natha Lee (Floyd) Manges and several nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents John and Margaret; two sisters, Mary Wilson and Frances Sutton; one brother, Stanley Sutton; and one grandchild, Khya.

John was known for his love of hunting, fishing, and mushroom hunting. He was happiest with his family and loved taking his grandchildren fishing. He loved the outdoors. He never met a stranger and anyone he touched won’t soon forget him. He was the kindest most giving person you would ever meet.

His request was to be cremated and plan a celebration of life in the spring time.

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