July 30, 1947 - September 20, 2020
William (Bill) Reed Sutton, 73, of Oak Point, TX, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 in Plano, TX due to a five week battle with heart failure. Bill was born July 30, 1947 in Alexandria, VA to Hiram Gorman Sutton and Alice Ann Trigger. Bill graduated from Edison High School in Alexandria VA. in 1965. He joined the U.S. Air Force in March of 1968 and served in the Vietnam War as a Sergeant. He was an Aircraft Maintenance Specialist in the 456th Squadron until 1972. He moved to Texas and said, “he got here as quick as he could”. In Texas, where he married Susan the love of his life, on June 26, 1983, and had four sons. Bill owned and operated two auto repair facilities: one in Hillsboro and the second in Dallas. He later sold both businesses and went into the construction business as a Quality Control Specialist. Bill worked for many home builders in the Dallas area for a number of years. When he retired, he became a fisherman on Lake Lewisville and other area lakes. His passion was to fish with family and friends. He was commonly known as Mr. “Bill” or “Old man from the Lake” and will be greatly missed by all. Bill is survived by his wife Susan; sons, William Allen Sutton of East Texas, Timothy Lee Sutton and wife Pamela of Plano, TX, Aaron Joseph Sutton of Little Elm, TX, and Christopher Reed Sutton of Oak Point, TX; four grandchildren, Collin Sutton of Prosper, TX, Fiona and Nicholas Sutton of Plano, TX, and Taylor Sutton of Oak Point, TX; sisters, Patsy Fearson, and Mary Harper of Murrells Inlet, SC; nephew, Louie Pauline and wife Amy of Port St. Lucie, FL; nieces, Dianne Shrader and husband Chris of Myrtle Beach, SC, Annette Glass and husband Scott of Woodbridge, VA, and Lisa Welcher and husband Scott of Port Angeles, WA. Bill was preceded in death by his parents Hiram and Alice. A Memorial service will be held at 2:00PM, Saturday, October 10, 2020 at COPOA Clubhouse 617 Lakeshore Blvd in Oak Point, TX. A reception will follow the memorial service. Please RSVP if your attending to [email protected] A committal service will be held at 1:00PM, Monday, October 12, 2020 at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers the family is asking that you perform one act of kindness for someone who is in need of help. Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center.
William (Bill) Reed Sutton, 73, of Oak Point, TX, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020 in Plano, TX due to a five week battle with heart failure. Bill was born July 30, 1947 in Alexandria, VA to Hiram Gorman Sutton and Alice Ann Trigger. Bill... View Obituary & Service Information
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